Shepherd's VILLAGE UNIVERSITY

a faith-based interactive learning center 

Jennifer is a single mom. She has never been married and has spent a few years completely focused on her daughter. Recently, she has felt ready to reenter the dating scene but finds herself confused about how to proceed.  “I want to date, but with Madeline in the house, I don’t know how. Plus, do […]

OPEN POST

Life is challenging for everyone, but as a single mom, you shoulder more responsibilities than many other people. When you’re living in “survival mode”, it can take everything within you to put one foot in front of the other and keep moving.  Wake up, take a shower, get yourself ready, make breakfast, get your kids […]

OPEN POST

Here come the holidays. Ready or not. This season is supposed to be a time when we’re filled with joy and goodwill toward others, but if you’re a single mom you may experience the holiday blues. The hype of the holiday season can be mixed with intense pain and loneliness. It’s okay if you don’t […]

OPEN POST

Shepherd’s Village University includes an Essential Life Skills course that is designed to help single mothers face their future with confidence. This is an excerpt from one  of the classes focuses on Time Management. If you enjoy what you read here, please register for the full course and continue to be encouraged!   There are some […]

OPEN POST

Hey, awesome mom! We know you may not feel awesome right now, but rest assured—YOU ARE! We want to remind you that you are an incredible woman who is worthy of goodness, kindness, joy, and love. As we considered the summer months and what single moms are facing, we thought about how hard self-care is […]

OPEN POST

#DearMom, First, you’re amazing. Congratulations on getting through Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s. You did it! And…here we go again. Another holiday. Another opportunity for difficult emotions to resurface. Valentine’s Day is upon us. It’s hard to escape the overflowing, gooey love merchandise that accosts us at every turn, isn’t it?  There’s an emotional assault […]

OPEN POST