Help For Single Moms

5 Things Single Moms Need to Know – Single Mum, Parents Article

Single moms, you are amazing! You are a treasure. Your kids think you hung the moon, even when they don’t tell you or act like it! These are only a few of the things you need to know!  Let’s face it. Along the journey of single parenting, the road can be winding and full of bumps and bruises. The stamina it takes to persevere over the long haul can be seemingly unattainable.   That’s one of the reasons The Life of a Single Mom exists! …

Read More

Myths About Homeownership by Jeff Maggio – Single Mum, Parents Article

We are just going to dive right in as we discuss the myths about homeownership and how to overcome each.Do you automatically dismiss the thought of owning your dream home? The truth is homeownership is not that far off! According to the U.S. Census Bureau, there are approximately 15 million single mothers in the United States (2010), raising 22 million children.  Continued research supports that homeownership provides financial security that not only safeguards a woman’s future, but establishes a sense…

Read More

The Life of a Single Mom 2018 Annual Report – Single Mum, Parents Article

Click HERE to view the 2018 The Life of a Single Mom Annual Report The Board of Directors and Executive Staff of The Life of a Single Mom (TLSM) are pleased to announce the release of the annual report for the year ended December 31, 2018. The organization is committed to transparency in all our areas of our operation from financial stewardship to programs and projects. We are committed to the mission of seeing no single mother walk alone and…

Read More

Forgive Yourself by Dr. Shelia Truelove – Single Mum, Parents Article

As you read this article, I have two words for you: forgive yourself. You married the spouse, and it ended in divorce. You decided to take the job, but was later fired. You chose to move to a new city, and ended up losing stable housing. You made the decision to go to further in your education, but still can’t progress in the career. You decided to date again, only to be met with a web of lies and deception. …

Read More

Self-Care for the Single Mom by Dana Che – Single Mum, Parents Article

I love to travel. Being on an airplane never gets old to me. I’m one of those who still pays attention as the flight attendant gives the same ol’ instructions that are clearly written on the finger-smeared, bent up emergency pamphlet on the seatback. One thing in particular that always intrigues me is when the flight attendant admonishes you to “put on your own oxygen mask before trying to help someone else put on theirs.” The first time I heard…

Read More

How to Battle Difficult Times – Single Mum, Parents Article

“After you have suffered for a while, God Himself will make you perfect. He will keep you in the right way. He will give you strength. He is the God of all loving-favor and has called you through Christ Jesus to share His shining-greatness forever.”  1 Peter 5:10 (NLV) I was in a serious rut – full of sadness, disappointments, suffering, and turmoil. Continually questioning my existence and my place in this world and constantly wondering if or when things would…

Read More

Unplanned Movie Necessary But Not Enough – Single Mum, Parents Article

Pureflix’s, Unplanned, the highly-anticipated pro-life, anti-abortion movie starring Ashley Bratcher released this past weekend. The movie grossed an astounding $6 million at the box office, coming in fifth for the weekend.  Considering the refusal by several major networks to even advertise for the movie, such high grossing figures are impressive. This Christian film is striking a chord within the church community, as it brings to the forefront a difficult topic – abortion. I’m so thankful for the Christian film industry…

Read More

Consumed by Our Mess of Emotions – Single Mum, Parents Article

“He lays the beams of His upper chambers in the waters; He makes the clouds His chariot and rides on the wings of the wind.” Psalm 104:3 (NIV) Are you a single mom that finds yourself consumed by emotion because of everything you have going on? As I followed my 19-year-old son to his doctor’s appointment, I watched his hand stretch out the window against the wind. I was immediately reduced to tears as I hit the gas to get…

Read More