Tag Archives: parenting for single moms

Sunday Verse for Single Moms from SMORE

You Are a Light No one lights a lamp, then hides it in a drawer. It’s put on a lamp stand so those entering the room have light to see where they’re going. Your eye is a lamp, lighting up your whole body. If you live wide-eyed in wonder and belief, your body fills up […]

How Can You Balance It All As a Single Mother?

Previous Post: Balancing It All and Gail Cawley Showalter Single Mom Asks: Q: How do I balance out work, keeping house in order, spending time with kids, and other priorities? A: This is a complex question that I will post in parts. Today I will address how can you, as a single mom, balance work and […]

6 Ways to Turn Your Kids Into Avid Readers

Reading Opens a Whole New World for Your Child All parents want their children to be a good readers, but it can be tough to know exactly how to make it happen. Independent reading can significantly help when it comes to academic success, but actually getting your kid to read can be a challenge. Maybe […]

Not Enough Time to Do It All?

I Need Counseling But Don’t Have Time I received this awesome article from Linda Newton lindanewtonspeak.com and I wanted to share it with you. This is a common lament from folks who take care of everyone else and fail to put themselves on the list! Perhaps it’s your turn for some TLC. By: Christine Hammond […]

Always in a Hurry?

When you’re living a distracted life, every minute must be accounted for. You feel like you must be checking something off the list, staring at a screen, or rushing off to the next destination. And no matter how many ways you divide your time and attention, no matter how many duties you try and multi-task, […]

Obstacles to Goals

“Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.”  – Henry Ford #overcomingproblems #goalsetting #singlemoms

10 Tips for How to Make Healthy Lunches for Kids

Back to School….Packing Quick and Healthy Lunchboxes for your Kids by Stephanie Harren CFNS-Certified Fitness Nutrition Specialist 409-749-0184 It’s that time of year again.  Summer is over, although it may not feel like it temperature wise.  School is starting soon, for some of my friends started weeks ago, and that means packing the proverbial school lunch. We all […]

How I Learned My Four Year Old Daughter’s Personality Type

Children’s games are hardly games. Children are never more serious than when they play. – Montaigne, Essays Gail Cawley Showalter    Determining your child’s personality type is easier than you think. The last thing most women want to hear when they have a two-and-a-half year old and a thirteen month old is that they are […]

How to Help Your Children Develop Compassion

How to Help Your Children Develop Compassion Raising children in today’s world is a challenge, especially when it comes to instilling a sense of compassion in a world that seems increasingly apathetic. Helping your kids learn the importance of helping and feeling genuine sympathy for others isn’t such a complex proposition, though, it’s only one […]

Mom and son in conflict

Parenting When You Don’t Feel Like It

from Aha Parenting – Dr. Laura Markham How To Reconnect with Your Child When You’re Having a Hard Day “Can you give tips on how to stay connected when you feel irritable?  I’m not yelling, but I’m not as respectful as I think I should be.” – Katherine “Parents have to be experts at reconnecting.” — […]