A Single Parent’s Prayer

A Single Parent’s Prayer

Father, I come before You today broken, yet humbled. Thank You my Lord for another opportunity to serve You; and although my circumstances may be far from ideal right now, they could not be in more perfect hands than Yours. Jesus, You call for all of us who are weary...
Trees

Trees

But the godly will flourish like palm trees and grow strong like the cedars of Lebanon. –Psalm 92:12 (NLT) Most of us are aware of two of the biggest species of trees on the earth: The Giant Sequoias and the Redwoods. Here are a few brief but fascinating facts about...
5 Ways Single Fathers Can Help Their Kids Deal with Bullying

5 Ways Single Fathers Can Help Their Kids Deal with Bullying

Bullying continues to be a big problem in schools all over the country as research revealed that between 1 in 4 students have experienced bullying in school. The study also showed that most of the bullying happens in middle school. While there is a growing awareness...
The Circular Argument

The Circular Argument

    We’ve all had them: the argument that starts at one point and always gets back to that same argument we’ve had a dozen times before with our loved one, teenager, mother, ex-spouse, siblings. Point A has been revisited so many times, you know the script...
My Stuff Stays Here! When to Let Your Child Bring Possessions to the Other Home

My Stuff Stays Here! When to Let Your Child Bring Possessions to the Other Home

              Fathers, do not embitter your children, or they will become discouraged. —Colossians 3:21 It can be frustrating as a single parent to use your limited resources to provide for your child’s needs—only to have certain...
Helping Single Parents During Summer Break

Helping Single Parents During Summer Break

          Memorial Day is over and summer is unofficially upon us. Usually this means family vacations, down time, and a slower-paced life, at least for a little while. While that may be true for many, for a single parent, having kids out of...