Tithe Your Time

Tithe Your Time

I’ve often said there are two things single parents are short on: time and money. Somehow though, a single father or single mother has an uncanny ability to make dollars stretch further and find a way to do the work of two people in half the time. True as that may be,...
Christmas, Single Parents, and Immanuel

Christmas, Single Parents, and Immanuel

Christmas. Many of us think of it as a time of celebration of our Lord’s birth; a time of joy, creating and reliving childhood memories; music, family, food, and holiday cheer. This is the one season that seems almost magical- the most wonderful time of the year. For...
Preparing the Lone Traveler: Tips for Planning Your Solo Vacation

Preparing the Lone Traveler: Tips for Planning Your Solo Vacation

Imagine a trip unhindered by the plans and expectations of someone else. You can be your own travel guide and decide where you want to go and when you want to explore. Traveling alone can help your mental health or teach you things about yourself you wouldn’t learn...
Traditions as a Single Parent

Traditions as a Single Parent

Traditions: they mean something in a child’s life. Whether it’s an annual celebration, a special day of the week, or something that is just between you and your child, traditions have the ability to bring our sons and daughters back to a time in their life they can...
3 Ways to Defuse an Argument Before it Starts

3 Ways to Defuse an Argument Before it Starts

  I wish I could tell you how many times in my life I have stuck my foot in my mouth and said something to someone else before thinking—using words I did not mean just to gain an advantage in an argument. I wish I had a more solid foundation in those times and perhaps...
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...