Single Moms: Pause & Reflect

Single Moms: Pause & Reflect

SSU Moms Special Edition

There always comes a time in our lives when we need to pause and reflect. Sometimes we get so caught up in the routine, that we forget to examine the course of things or ourselves. As Christians, it is important to evaluate ourselves to see whether we are walking according to God’s Word or perhaps our own judgment (1 Corint 11:31). And it’s even more essential for single moms to pause and reflect in order to learn from the past (especially when singleness status is due to divorce or separation), progress in life, and set the right example for children. It’s often common to see single moms quickly going back to the dating scene for emotional attachment or financial need . This generally leads to experiencing additional heartbreaks when the new relationship doesn’t meet the expectations. Another attitude that single moms can take on is to nurture a vengeful heart toward the ex-partner and we all know how this at times can cause anxiety and depression. Hence, it is crucial to pause and reflect to honor the Father, have dignity, avoid repeating the same mistakes, and be an example to children. Continue reading “Single Moms: Pause & Reflect”

Eating Healthy on a Single Mom Budget

Eating Healthy on a Single Mom Budget

Each single mom has her own unique experience and challenges. My only real challenge as a single mom is finances. There just never seems to be enough money. Ever. Feeding a family on a single mom budget isn’t always easy, but I’ve found what works for us. It is entirely possible to feed a family healthy foods on a tight budget. In fact, I spend approximately $65 each week. Here’s how Continue reading Eating Healthy on a Single Mom Budget