Tag Archives: single mom

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 […]

Happy Mother’s Day – Single Moms

Happy Mother’s Day to ALL the Single Mothers You are my heroes

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 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.” — […]

Assistance for Single Moms Who Need to Find Their Strengths

Discover & Live in Your Strengths Gail Cawley Showalter, Founder SMORE for Women Hold these two thoughts in your head at the same time: Think of a personal strength Think about your birth order in your family of origin As you hold these two thoughts consider how your birth order may have influenced your strength […]

Spiritual Growth Requires Deep Roots

Education is not the same as Transformation. – Richard Rohr   Richard Rohr is an author and a Franciscan priest and founder of The Center for Action and Contemplation in New Mexico. Some of his book titles are: Falling Upward, a Spirituality for the Two Halves of Life The Naked Now, Learning to See as the Mystics […]

Family Fun for Single Moms & Kids

Having fun may not be at the top of your list of priorities. You may not know when you will get the underwear washed. Having FUN, however, is important! It creates memories. It builds bonds which can carry you through many of life’s troubles. Here are a few ideas: Movie night at home. Make popcorn […]