Category Archive: 'Single Mom Life'

SingleMomLife representing YOU on TV

GET READY TO ROLL!!! Wow!  You won’t believe the call we got yesterday. ” “Would you be willing to appear on a TV show?” Uhhh… let me think about that… YES 1,000 TIMES YES! I am honored to represent YOU my fellow single moms on TV tonight!  I’ll be appearing on “America Trends” on the Youtoo […]

Monday Motivation: NOT Your Fight

Your relationship status may say “single”, but your spiritual status says “in a relationship with one might warrior” The daily battle of single parenting is a righteous one, but it’s not meant for you to fight alone. It’s definitely not one to give up on either. This is NOT your fight. Live your life knowing […]

The Single Mom & The School Shooting

It was a conversation I never wanted to have over pancakes before school… Sunshines, if there is a person with a gun at your school I want you to run.  Run like hell home.  Don’t grab your backpacks, your coat, or your lunch, SPRINT. Yes, I said hell.  It got their attention. I’m not sure […]

The Single Mom & Unfairness

If you feel life has dealt you too many unfair blows, you are right! If you feel no one cares you are wrong. God knows the injustice that has been served to you on a platter. He sees everything.  He holds your tears. He also loves to make up for it all with big heaping […]

The Single Mom & 3 Secrets to Survive Valentine’s Day (like a boss)!

You can survive Valentines Day like a boss no matter what your relationship status says! Maybe your Valentine’s day is full of red roses and boxes of chocolate. SWEET Or maybe it’s full of disappointment and apathy. If this is the case, I’d like to try to change your attitude about it. It’s all about your […]

Amanda’s Village: Day 1

A thorough and dramatic change.  That is the definition of transformation.  Just like the caterpillar who has been crawling around in the dirt has to make a decision to go into a cocoon to transform, you today are making an important transformational decision, to be generous.  To make your life not about accumulating a bunch […]

The Single Mom & Reborn Courage

Courage isn’t something you inherit, you aren’t equipped with it through your DNA.  Courage is a choice, and if you choose it repeatedly it becomes a habit. Courage is reborn daily.  You just have to figure out how it is birthed within you. Maybe it’s after a long run, lifting weights at the gym, or serving […]

The Single Mom & Failure: 3 Things You can Learn from Tom Brady

The 3 things that Tom Brady can teach you about Overcoming Failure Failing is inevitable.  How you choose to respond controls your destiny.   King David in the Bible knew that too.  I love this desperate prayer of his “…I will walk with integrity; REDEEM me and be merciful and gracious to me.” -Psalm 26:11 He […]

The Single Mom & The Son that Wants to Live with Dad

Could you help?  I got this heartbreaking email from a fellow single mom and I knew it was going to be tough one by the first line:  “My Mommy’s heart was broken yesterday…” It’s your worst fear.  How do you face fear in the face and “get your brave on” when your son decides he […]

The Single Mom & Comfort

God doesn’t promise the comfortable. He promises to be your comforter. It’s been 3 years now since my professional life became very uncomfortable and I became a self employed single mom. The daily reliance on God to provide for me and help me parent has taught me about hope, fear, doubt, and trust. God didn’t […]