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Financially Impossible? Not for God. – Foster Parents Article

Choosing a hard yes over an easy no. From fundraising to waiting to adjusting, adopting isn’t easy. But with God’s leading, every adoptive and foster family makes the decision to say YES to their child (and the JOY that comes with them), even when it seems impossible. Hear from a Lifesong family who recently shared with us– Bennett’s adoption was our third adoption in 3 years time. We still had outstanding debt for our second adoption when our agency called…

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It Was Instant Love – Lifesong for Orphans – Foster Parents Article

Love at first sight. It’s the stuff of fairy tales and romantic comedies… right? Believe in it or not, nearly all parents talk about this feeling. When their son or daughter is born, many birth parents mention the instant love they had for their child. And the same often holds true for adoptive parents upon seeing their son or daughter for the first time. It was certainly the case for William and Paige, who met their daughter less than 24…

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Twelve Stops to Make on Your Journey – How To Be A Single Mom – Single Mum, Parents Article

We often impose schedules on our road trips through life, mandatory departure windows and estimated times of arrival. We barrel down the highway, watching the speedometer, eager to reach our destination where the real fun will begin. Our goal is to put miles behind us, covering ground while keeping our eyes on the road ahead; but if we don’t take time to pause and consider our expectations and reasons for traveling, we may miss many important sights along the way.…

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Monday Morning Motivation – How To Be A Single Mom – Single Mum, Parents Article

Monday Morning Motivation – How To Be A Single Mom Skip to content Advanced features of this website require that you enable JavaScript in your browser. Thank you! Welcome! I am a writer, mom, and mentor. I hope you are blessed by all you read here today. Sign Up! Thank you for signing up! Your new eBook will be delivered to your inbox once you confirm your subscription. Enjoy! Categories Follow Us This is only a snippet of a Single…

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Monday Morning Motivation – How To Be A Single Mom – Single Mum, Parents Article

Monday Morning Motivation – How To Be A Single Mom Skip to content Advanced features of this website require that you enable JavaScript in your browser. Thank you! Welcome! I am a writer, mom, and mentor. I hope you are blessed by all you read here today. Sign Up! Thank you for signing up! Your new eBook will be delivered to your inbox once you confirm your subscription. Enjoy! Categories Follow Us This is only a snippet of a Single…

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Monday Morning Motivation – How To Be A Single Mom – Single Mum, Parents Article

Monday Morning Motivation – How To Be A Single Mom Skip to content Advanced features of this website require that you enable JavaScript in your browser. Thank you! Welcome! I am a writer, mom, and mentor. I hope you are blessed by all you read here today. Sign Up! Thank you for signing up! Your new eBook will be delivered to your inbox once you confirm your subscription. Enjoy! Categories Follow Us This is only a snippet of a Single…

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How to Hit the Road – How To Be A Single Mom – Single Mum, Parents Article

I love a road trip. I love planning it, studying maps and guidebooks, reading about travelers who have gone before me, looking for the fastest routes to the most intriguing views. I love the anticipation phase, packing suitcases, trying to calculate every situation that may arise and every change of clothing I may need when I get there. I love hitting the road with excitement and hopefulness, watching the scenery shift and expand outside the car windows, asking “Are we…

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Avoid Single Mom Burnout, Tip # 12… Create Your Own Narrative – Single Mum, Parents Article

There are a lot of unfair stereotypes, judgments and expectations on single moms, that are simply untrue. It is easy to get caught up into what others think about you. I want you to use discretion about who you allow to speak into your life. You are not a statistic and you are not in a box. I know many single moms who do not resemble this downtrodden struggling caricature of a false narrative. Is life hard at times? Heck…

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