Shepherd's VILLAGE UNIVERSITY

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Look Back, Move Forward

December 31, 2018

Looking back, when many single moms first connect with Shepherd’s Village, they are clearly emotional, exhausted, and stressed. They are struck with the reality of being on their own with a child (or children) to raise, bills to pay, a household to run, and only 24 hours in the day. It’s daunting. Over time, things […]

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Dear Single Mom, We are thinking of you. With Thanksgiving over and Christmas getting closer, we have been praying for your heart. This time of year is hard. We know. Everyone in the Shepherd’s Village’s family has been in your shoes. We are (or were) single moms, too. Some of us were also raised by […]

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Like most women going through a divorce, I was constantly stressed. There were so many things to worry about, arguments that would spring up when I least expected them, and big decisions to make. I’d been a runner for a few years, but never really took it seriously. During those months, however, I needed the […]

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On any given day, being a single mom can be hard; but, add in the holidays and the challenges get harder. If this is your first holiday season as a single mom, it can be devastating. Thanksgiving is all about togetherness, family, and feeling grateful for the things in your life. How is that supposed […]

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Balance Does Matter


November 13, 2018

We hear this from so many moms:  How can I change from being a control freak to allowing things to just unfold the way they are supposed to? The answer is: BALANCE In general, people tend to either be controlling or passive.  The controlling personality tends to put others on edge because they always have […]

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We know a thing or two about messes. When life gets overwhelming, there are usually two responses to housekeeping: If I clean like crazy, maybe my whole life will feel cleaner.   OR My life is a mess; therefore, my home is a mess. This is a game-changer for the latter. With 5 simple steps […]

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