Money's tight for pretty much everyone nowadays, whether they've got kids or not. People are clipping coupons, buying on clearance, downgrading their cable, and numerous other attempts at saving money. Those are all good starts, but when you've done everything you can think of to save money, and you ... Read More »
Single Mom Stories
As a single mom do you ever feel stuck? Do you want your life to be different?
Do you want to see hope for the future?
This page will empower you with tools to recognize and overcome the practical and emotional obstacles to your success while gaining the wisdom and courage to move forward. Read here touching stories of parenting, friendship and faith. Be inspired by reading stories about real-life situations that single parents face. Learn how strength, determination and faith can overturn any obstacle that comes our way. Get inspired by single moms' uplifting stories of endurance and success in raising along accomplished children. These stories of sacrifice, hope, deception, despair, endurance and success are encouraging to single mothers struggling in similar situations.
It's admirable to donate to charities, and there sure have been a lot to donate to lately, but how do you know if you're money's really going where it's supposed to? What exactly is your donation being spent on? Don't get me wrong, charitable giving is a good selfless act. However, if you want to ... Read More »
I love coupons, or at least I do in theory. I mean, I'd love to use coupons, but they're pretty much only for pre-packaged junk food. Even the "healthy" ones are loaded with artificial ingredients, preservatives, pesticides, and gmo's. I had about given up on being able to use coupons in all but a ... Read More »
When I was a young parent there were more moms who were able to stay at home to raise their children. Most of course were married and had the support of a husband, and family to see them through any scheduling conflicts. Unfortunately in my case, as with many other women, I went through a divorce ... Read More »
It was a warm June evening and in St. Petersburg Florida when I say warm I mean hot and humid. The sky was fairly clear when we left the house to head over to the high school. I had been preparing myself for this day. My youngest son would be walking across the stage to receive his diploma. ... Read More »
There’s a teddy bear that sits on my bed. At 46 years old, its probably not apropos, but regardless, it is there. It is there to serve as a reminder for me. A reminder of love. When I was going through an extremely painful time in my life, I took my youngest son Matthew to a local summer festival. ... Read More »
What a great weekend ahead for everyone...time off work, and hopefully plans are made to be with family and friends, and some relaxing time is yours. On this Memorial day weekend, I couldn't help but think of ALL the mother's who have sent their sons and daughters off to war, never knowing if ... Read More »
I remember clearly the night she told me. And even though somehow I knew she would, it was still a shock at the time. Amanda is my oldest child, and my only daughter. Through her young life she suffered many of the blows that accompany an abusive dysfunctional marriage. She experienced firsthand ... Read More »
Awhile ago I was having a conversation with one of my older grand-daughters who is 5. Lately she is becoming more aware that when people get old they might die. She asked me if I was "Old" and after an inside chuckle I answered. "Well, I'm not real old, but I am older than your mommy, because I am ... Read More »
My story begins almost 7 years ago. At that time I was looking for a new adventure, and just before I knew it, I was already living in one. I didn't know, that it would change the course of my life forever. It wasn't the first time that I was going abroad for an adventure. I decided to move to ... Read More »