Fueled | Single Mom Survival SUCCESS – Single Mum, Parents Article

Summer, though busy, seems to give some opportunity to get re-fueled and refreshed.  There are invites to BBQ’s, kids summer programs, times to sit by the water and campfires with sticky marshmallow’s, and long weekends getting caught up on life. Single parents, you will probably have some time to yourself as you share holidays with your ex.  I know it can be hard to separate yourself from your kids, so give yourself permission to enjoy those time to get re-fueled.…

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PACKING SUITCASES | Single Mom Survival SUCCESS – Single Mum, Parents Article

Suitcases were packed, lists checked off, and now it was time to give hugs and say so-long to the girls.  Summer vacation had arrived and they were off to spend time with their dad. Hello and Good-byes are a part of a separated/divorced home.  Unfortunately, the children can be the most affected as they pack for one home to another, and then re-pack again. This time can be emotional for everyone involved. A parent’s heart is heavy saying so long…

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BE LIKE AGUR | Single Mom Survival SUCCESS – Single Mum, Parents Article

He wasn’t a talk show host or an accredited counselor but he had good advice for living life.  This is what he said, There are two things, Lord, I want you to do for me before I die: Make me absolutely honest and don’t let me be too poor or too rich.  Give me just what I need.  Proverbs 30: 8 (CEV) Sounds simple enough right?  Well… Living a life of honesty is not only honorable but in obedience to…

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HOLD ON and LET GO! – Single Mum, Parents Article

I am working at doing two things:  Holding On and Letting Go. Yes, it has been a teeter-totter ride. While a single mom, I had to take charge. Taking care of a home, raising my children, and working full-time meant it was all about schedules and routine so our life could hold some sort of saneness. For me, I had to hold on or I felt I would fall off the perverbal teeter-totter that our lives where on. As the…

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SHELTERED | Single Mom Survival SUCCESS – Single Mum, Parents Article

Doesn’t it feel good to be snuggled in a warm blanket, or given a warm, tight hug from someone?  When the weather becomes nasty and the wind is circling home, it feels nice to be tucked inside. So many nasty storms have affected our world even as I type. Storms come whether it is a weather system or a storm in our personal life.  Both can affect us greatly. Having a strong and safe shelter surrounding our heart is comforting…

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The Grass Seems Greener | Single Mom Survival SUCCESS – Single Mum, Parents Article

I’m so excited to see my perennial plants start to peek through the ground.  It means a new season is upon us. Just like the re-starting of my little plants, new starts and a fresh perspective can perk us up. For me, it is time to dust off my bicycle seat, replace my winter boots with running shoes, and put away the heavy winter wear in exchange for a wind breaker.  I love when the stores display Easter lilies, bright…

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My Story..and Encouragement for Single Parents – Single Mum, Parents Article

Here is a bit of  my story with a time of question-and-answer to some of life’s challenges I went through as a single parent. The station is  AM 700 The Light. Paste this link into your browser on FRIDAY, MARCH 29TH AT 6:30 pm Mountain Daylight time or 8:30pm Eastern Daylight time….or whatever your time is! 🙂 https://www.cjli.ca/ May you be encouraged and blessed. YOU CAN DO THIS!  Linda       Like this: Like Loading… Related This is only…

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C.H.A.N.G.E | Single Mom Survival SUCCESS – Single Mum, Parents Article

For most of us, day-to-day routines and doing life become like a pair of well-worn slippers or a comfy sweatshirt. Most times, we can adjust to upcoming changes and work through it. Other times well, it is pretty tough. Sometimes life hits us sideways, knocking the air out of our lungs. Single parenting is not for the faint of heart and changes can come faster then the speed of lighting.  It happened to me when my ex-spouse said he loved…

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Dust Bunnies and Clutter | Single Mom Survival SUCCESS – Single Mum, Parents Article

I have a colony of dust bunnies in my home and they are only to happy to take up residence. I am often astounded when I get down on my knees to vacuum under the bed and couches.  It seems as soon as I get rid of a family of dust, more arrive. With busy schedules and appointments, sometimes they accumulate and I have to take them head on! Isn’t that just like life.  It is so easy to collect…

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An Amazing Love Card | Single Mom Survival SUCCESS – Single Mum, Parents Article

Did you look at yourself this morning in the mirror and tell yourself you are amazing!  I know, I know, the kid’s lunches need to be made. Then a fight broke out with two of your kids as you are trying to get them out the door for school. You realize you have a button missing on your blouse and are looking for a safety pin. Your desk at work as a massive pile of projects to get accomplished and…

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