Shepherd’s Village Blog
Welcome to Shepherd’s Village blog! This is a faith-based resource focused on equipping and strengthening today’s single mother in the overwhelming challenges of raising her family in a one-parent household and a rapidly changing culture. We are here to share the journey with you. Our blog is the perfect accompaniment to our free online courses through Shepherd’s Village University.
I realize kids grow up fast, and I should cherish every second with my child, but what I want right now is silence, earplugs, and a nap. And maybe some chocolate. There are few things more disheartening to a child than having an awesome story to tell and no one to...read more
Lately, I feel bored. Oh, trust me, there is plenty to do. As a single mom, there are always responsibilities pulling at my time and attention. Still, boredom is a general state of mind, and I find it easy to distract myself with Instagram. Time passes quickly as I...read more
You may know moms who are thankful to ship their children to their grandparents' house or a friend's house for the weekend. They can't wait for some alone time—some much needed "me time" as they often say. Maybe, you can't relate. "I have a hard time coping with...read more
Stress and Anxiety are like two aggravating, uninvited guests who come into your life to steal your peace and rob you of the joy your present life offers. As a single mom, I can remember the stress and anxiety I felt when I had to rely on my family to watch my...read more
Whether you’re a solo mom by choice, circumstance, divorce, or the death of a partner, you had challenges before the threat of Coronavirus showed up as an unwelcomed guest. You already had concern about things like childcare, daily responsibilities, healthcare, or...read more
There's nothing like a global pandemic to raise anxiety levels and increase self-doubt. The challenges you face as a single mom are now multiplied by shelter-in-place orders, school closings, unusual work scenarios, and doomsday-like news. From serious concerns over...read more