I recently read that the average American family has an annual income of $43,000 and a credit card debt of $2,200. They probably didn't start out with a single $2,200 purchase though. They probably racked up charges little by little, with compounding interest charges upping the debt every month, ... 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.
Those who read my articles know that I am a proud grandmother. Together my husband and I have seven grandchildren, with a new bundle on the way. My youngest daughter is pregnant! She has been working on Cruise Ships for the past few years, as the lead vocalist in the band. She and her special guy ... Read More »
Call me skeptical, but when I was given the book From a Millstone to a Milestone: Get Out of Debt in 5-7 Years, Including Mortgage by Applying God's Principles, I didn't see how it could possibly make any sense. Just 7 years ago, I took out a 30-year mortgage, and it's only about halfway paid off. ... Read More »
In recent discussions with my daughters, we've been talking about the expanding role that mothers play in taking care of the whole family. We discussed the work schedules, and the long, exhausting commutes many parents have. I realize women have come a long way, but we still have to work on our ... Read More »
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 »
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 »