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Life Plan, Passion, Personal Development, Self Care, Self-Direction, Single Parent, Taking a Stand / February 18, 2018

HOW DO YOU START FINDING TIME FOR YOU

 Let’s do the math here and you quickly realize, this; 24  Hours in a day ( minus) – 8 Hours at work; – 2 Hours in the car for work; – 1 1/2 Hours in the car for drop offs and pick up; – 3 Hours used to get yourself and family ready in the morning and at night; – 2 Hours attending your child’s school events and 2 Hours cooking and cleaning up; what’s left mom?Finding more time in the day is such a challenging task. It’s the same for every mother; single mom or not, we are…

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Holiday, Home, Kids and Mom, Kids are Away, Parents, Relationships, Self Care, Single Parent / December 8, 2017

10 WAYS SINGLE MOMS CAN SPEND THEIR TIME WHEN THE KIDS ARE AWAY

What are you doing this holiday season when the kids are away? Add some of my tips to yours and do Christmas differently this year.Check my article on 10 ways single moms can spend their time when the kids are away, you can still use it if you’re a married mom whose kids are away for Christmas too!I appreciate your stopping by.Let me know what you think? Share, Like or Comment.Sincerely in God’s Joy,Gloria…

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Dreams, Personal Development, Relationships, Self Care, Single Parent, Women and Girls / October 13, 2017

LIKE FAMILY, A GOOD FRIEND TELLS YOU THE TRUTH

LIKE FAMILY, A GOOD FRIEND TELLS YOU THE TRUTHOur friends are really FAMILY.If friendship is something we as women and girls can partake in together as one “unit”, then we can consider ourselves as “a family of girls”.Friendship is like family, a connection that is close yet has a love-hate-ship relationship to it; that is like that of a sibling and extended family drama, friendship is sometimes bumpy, jagged, provoking and I have noticed it always comes without rules.The no rules part of friendship makes me laugh, I want rules. But I realize with…

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Parents, Schools, Single Parent, Teachers, Under-Respresented, Working Familes / October 29, 2017

The One Tip Parents Need To Be More Engaged Next School Year

The One Tip Parents Need To Be More Engaged Next School Year “Parents don’t know what they don’t know – The Early Learning Lab”JUST START.Start with any of the ideas below or find new ones; no one way is right, It does not matter where you are starting from, the school really wants you to just start.Ask questions, makes suggestions but most importantly be a part of your child’s learning experience – because we only have them for so long.In Columbia the spring of 2017, Maryland a 50th anniversary birthday celebration marking the creation…

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Budget, Family-goals, Money Smarts, Single Parent, Staying Organized / September 1, 2017

6 Things You Must Have in Your Pantry When School Starts

School is Back in Session!As school gets into full swing in most parts of the United States and other parts of the world it is a good time for most of us to watch what we spend our money on and or get on a budget.If you are looking to get on a budget or scouting for ideas start with these items,  try to always have them in your pantry.They save you time, since they are holdover foods for the children to eat so you don’t go to the grocery store before your next grocery run…

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Boys, Dreams, Relationships, Self Care, Single Parent / August 25, 2017

Finding Time For You

 Burn-out is real and Self-care heals!The challenging task of finding more time in the day is the same for every mother, single mom or not. We are constantly balancing work, family and play time for our children but not investing time for ourselves.Strangely, I will find time for my children’s invites for; birthday parties, play-date, camping trips, drop off and pick up for basketball and football practice and games and trips to the barbershop to get their haircut.For mommy to get her hair done, na wahala (wahala means ‘this is a problem…

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