Help For Single Moms

Finding Joy in the Journey – Single Mum, Parents Article

The journey. Wow. Sometimes that seems like a very heavy and hard word. “Journey” means the act of traveling from one place to another. A line from point A to point B. From one destination to a different one. The arrival to single motherhood is different for all of us. Maybe there was an abusive or toxic marriage that existed. Maybe there was mental instability or addiction that was represented in a dangerous marriage. Perhaps the journey was thrust upon…

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Parenting Young Adults by Nicole Smith – Single Mum, Parents Article

With recent events, I have seen a slew of helpful resources for parents of young children who have transitioned to working from home and how to adjust. However, parents of young adults, especially those 18 – 22, are overlooked even though we have a unique set of challenges. Having to navigate through this pandemic with a young adult proves difficult because they are still our children, but old enough to make their own decisions. I like to call our young…

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Move Forward with Hope by Chuck Bentley – Single Mum, Parents Article

The Coronavirus, one of the most disruptive, dangerous events in our lifetimes, has also revealed the financial unpreparedness of millions of citizens. Sadly, single moms are some of the most vulnerable in our nation. If you are frightened, worried, angry and frustrated, you are not alone. God knows. This is your opportunity to trust Him more fully than ever before. He is faithful. (I Corinthians 1:9) Hope Through the Storm You know you should live one day at a time.…

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Time To Reset By Dr. Shelia Truelove – Single Mum, Parents Article

Ever think it may be time for a reset? Single moms are stretched to the capacity emotionally, physically, mentally, financially, spiritually and emotionally. Figuring out bills. Making payment arrangements. Attending to school activities, homework, carpool, doctor appointments, dental appointments, and doing homework. Unexpected car issues, health issues, school issues, and financial issues come in waves. Remembering to cancel the appointment, make the call, and preparing for daily routines is done all while making decisions about how to stretch limited funds,…

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I LEFT. Corporate America to Mompreneur – Single Mum, Parents Article

I left Corporate America and became a mompreneur, but it was not quick or easy. See, I started working when I was 15 and I decided I liked the money! Not only did I like the money but I loved the competition of trying to be the best in every position I held. Year after year of working in Corporate America, brought much happiness. I was a hard worker and the harder one worked, the easier it was to reach…

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7 Free Gifts for Single Moms – Single Mum, Parents Article

Here, at The Life of a Single Mom, we have a tagline. It reads No Single Mom Walks Alone.  That tagline is a frequent source of conversation with our staff, board members, volunteers, and other stakeholders.  How do we empower single moms to feel that they aren’t alone? How do we effectively ensure that we’ve done all we can as an organization? So what free gifts do we have to offer? We know that many single moms feel that they…

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Lose The Guilt & Find Yourself Again – Single Mum, Parents Article

Lose the Guilt & Find Yourself Again “Here we go, again!” I thought, as I rolled my eyes and glared at the large pile of clothes hanging on my arm. A million thoughts ran through my mind, as I headed inside the small dressing room. Is this even going to fit? So, what if it does? You’re not going to buy it. The kids will probably need shoes soon. Shouldn’t I spend this money on extra groceries? Won’t Christmas be coming along before…

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The Best is Yet to Come – Single Mum, Parents Article

“What a wonderful thought it is that some of the best days of our lives haven’t even happened yet.” — Anne Frank THE BEST IS YET TO COME! Yes, the mindset that a single parent must digest and believe with every ounce of our being.  You must verbalize it. Believe it and walk in it. When it’s 2:00 a.m. and you are mentality and emotionally exhausted from being the only one comforting, encouraging, and correcting your children. The Best is…

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The Top 3 Keys to Smart Dating – Single Mum, Parents Article

A million things I need to handle today rush through my mind and dating is not not anywhere on that list. I thank the barista for the liquid gold she hands me. As I turn to leave a man, collides with me, spilling my rare treat everywhere. He’s cute, I think as I glance up from retrieving my cup. He quickly apologizes and grabs for some napkins, offering to buy me another. I laugh, forgive him, and accept his offer…

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Apply for the TLSM Intervention Bootcamp – Single Mum, Parents Article

REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED FOR THE 2020 SINGLE MOM INTERVENTION BOOT CAMP. PLEASE SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER FOR FUTURE OPPORTUNITIES HERE.    Are you a single mom who is in desperate need of some alone time? Are you at your rope’s end? Are you facing a crossroads and not sure where to begin? Then, the TLSM Single Mom Bootcamp may be for you! This two-day experience will be held at the beautiful Feliciana Retreat Center in Norwood, Louisiana.  Located just…

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