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.
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
The kids are home from school for who-knows-how-long, and you may be out of work or working remotely for the unforeseeable future. It’s a complicated time for everyone, but especially for single parents. Shepherd’s Village wants to be a resource center for you...read more
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...read more
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...read more