Yesterday was Report Card Day. The first one of the year. My daughter was so excited to see her grades! She has been working so hard. I'm not going to pretend I am one of those parents who believes in homework. Truthfully, I don't. I see my kids go off to school for nine hours a day, 5 days a week, ... 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.
Please forgive me with this article. Usually I like to write uplifting stories that inspire us to be our best, do our best and be grateful for all that we have. Certainly, there is enough sadness in our world everyday, to remind us all, that many others are worse off. As I sit down to write I ... Read More »
A child’s confidence is their biggest weapon in this world and no one has more power to shape this tool than their mother. Starting as babies, we help shape our children’s confidence and give them the tools they need to strengthen and use it. Let’s face it. We are raising our children in a very ... Read More »
I was at the park the other day with one of my darling grand-daughters, she is a year and a half. I looked over and saw a mother with four young children. I raised five, so of course I couldn't help but notice. Her stroller was filled to the brim with sweaters, jackets, sand buckets, shovels, sippy ... Read More »
There are two kinds of fear. Fear of real harm and fear of failure but all too often we let both kinds control us the same way. You wouldn’t run head first into a burning building right? What about taking a chance on a lifelong dream even though you know you’re probably too old at this point to ... Read More »
I did not decide to be a single Mom. I actually had a Cinderella plan all worked out, but the update caught a virus and my prince-charming story went down the pooper. I was not a single Mom to begin with. Like many others, there was a man by my side when my baby was born. But like not many others ... Read More »
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 »
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 »