Detachment is one of the most difficult but rewarding tools in personal growth. My old way of detaching was to physically separate myself from someone with a resentment, which usually caused bitterness and unforgiveness. I never let the other person know this, because I was always the nice one who ... 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.
Find here: Life Starts At Mom ::: Soulful Stories On Momhood by Erin :::Stories of Parenting by Laurie ::: Alice’s Stories About Real-life ::: Randi's Stories ::: Renee’s Tools to Success ::: Debbie's Stories ::: Veronica's Stories ::: Books For Single Moms
Growing up we all have dreams of becoming doctor’s, lawyers, fireman, policeman and so many other things. But there comes a time in our lives where we forget those dreams. We put our educations on hold to “grow up”. We become consumed with PTA meetings, work schedules, mortgage payments and all ... Read More »
Did you ever have a conflict in a relationship that consumed your thinking? Someone who was taking advantage or doing something that affected you in a negative way. Then, when you finally get the courage to confront them and stand up for yourself; afterwards you felt worse by second guessing what ... Read More »
Waiting is my least favorite concept in life. Sometimes waiting feels like torture; because while I’m waiting I have to trust that waiting is what I am supposed to be doing. It just feels like a waste of time - why do I have to wait? The greatest learning experience came from a waiting time ... Read More »
Organization is one of the greatest tools to success. To validate my point let me give you two examples from systems we rely on daily. If your child’s school has no daily schedule or lesson plans to follow, what would that school look like? Would the environment be calm and conducive to learning? Or ... Read More »
I once read “Grasp the possibilities of radical!” I was intrigued by this powerful statement. The author continued to say "His radical for you … is just for you. Are you fearless enough to get out of the boat?" This reference is of Mathew 14: 22-31, where Jesus commands Peter to get out of the ... Read More »
I have a house that I'm going to be renting out next month. The future tenant called me today to ask if she could drop off part of the security deposit now, some next week, and some the following week so she doesn't "blow it before then". Hmmmm... Sounds to me like someone needs a budget. I ... Read More »
Pep Stephen, I Live with My Mom is based on a true story. The first book is an introduction of an eight year old boy who lives in a single parent home. He is of ethnic descent, African-American and Portuguese. Although he is not raised in a typical "family" setting, he has lots of character, lots of ... Read More »
As I sat across the conference table from the Regional Marketing Director, it was all I could do to maintain my composure. “Debbie,” Mr. Scott said in a condescending tone, “your numbers are down significantly this quarter, and compared to last year’s figures, you will need a substantial turn ... Read More »
Being a single mom is not easy. It is the biggest test of my entire life. But I am not going to write all the hardships I have endured in this post but, hopeful, will encougare one single mom to dream again and make the most of her current situation knowing that this too, shall pass. I choose to ... Read More »