Tag Archives: parenting single

Single Moms – Bonding and Boundaries

Mothering Adult Children Motherhood never ends. It goes through stages. Each stage has its joys and its difficulties. Now that my children are grown and married you’d think I could more easily cut the apron strings. My kiddoes are doing quite well on their own as they are raising and starting families. It’s me who misses […]

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Navigating Single Parenting with Your G.P.S.

Navigating Life as Single Mom    No matter how you feel about your life as a single mother you really are not in Wonderland where time has been suspended. You may see only a daze of duties that you trudge through day to day. Time is passing, children are growing and you are merely existing […]

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Why You Should Not Give Up

Setting high standards for your children will pay off eventually. In the midst of it all it may not seem so. And yet one day you will see it.

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Make a Memory

Memories with Your Children An excerpt from Chapter 9 “Loving the Fun” in Living Learning Loving Having fun comes more easily for some than others. If you are a natural fun-loving mom, you could probably write this chapter. If you, however, need a few pointers, I hope you will apply these to achieve more fun […]

How to Get Through a Divorce and Move On

Living Learning LovingLesson & Encouragement on the Path of Motherhood Review from Amazon reader: “You are not alone” isn’t enough unless you connect with the one who says it. From chapter 1, you will connect with Gail as she opens her heart in a way that will touch yours. Her words paint a picture that […]

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Amazing Grace of Aloneness

Being Alone Can be Amazing When I was born, my siblings were eight, twelve, and sixteen—much too old to want to play with me. I spent my early years entertaining myself. I spent many hours in solitude. Later in life after a divorce, with three young children, I craved that time alone. And then I […]

Help for Single Moms

A Book for Single Moms Living Learning LovingLessons of Insight and Encouragement on the Path of Motherhood I was interviewed for the online magazine, Single Matters.You may read the interview HERE. Gail raised three children as a single mother before she remarried. She has experienced the potholes, pests, and perils of being the single head-of-household. […]

Why Does it Matter Where You Go?

  Gail raised three children as a single mother before she remarried. She has experienced the potholes, pests, and perils of being the single head-of-household. As an educator in regular and special education for twenty years she knows a great deal about child development and how to handle kids. She is the founder of SMORE […]

Teach Children to Trust the Lord

  Gail raised three children as a single mother before she remarried. She has experienced the potholes, pests, and perils of being the single head-of-household. As an educator in regular and special education for twenty years she knows a great deal about child development and how to handle kids. She is the founder of SMORE […]

Do Your Kid’s Need Privacy or Safety?

Parenting in the New Age of Texting A lot of stories about parents invading their kids’ “privacy” have been headlining the news lately and fueling the debate over teen privacy and safety. Skyrocketing this issue back into the spotlight recently was a leaked viral video of a 13 year old girl showed her father shaving […]