Welcome to the university
Welcome to SHEPHERD’S VILLAGE UNIVERSITY! This is a faith-based learning center focused on equipping and strengthening today’s single mother in the overwhelming challenge of raising her family in a one-parent household and a rapidly changing culture. We are here to share the journey of today’s single mother through our unique features in four focused learning tracks – ESSENTIAL LIFE SKILLS, HEALTHY PARENTING, FINANCIAL FREEDOM, and SPIRITUAL WISDOM. Click on the category below that interests you. New content is being added regularly.
#DearMom Are you ready for Easter bunnies, egg hunts, special Easter clothes, and the official start of spring? It feels like we just celebrated Christmas, but here we are--Easter is right around the corner. Whether you’ve been a single mom for a short time or what...read more
Which one of these sounds the most like you? I don’t make enough money to have a budget. I’ve worked too hard to get this far. I don’t want a budget telling me how to spend my money! I don’t even know where to start when it comes to budgeting. I am overwhelmed...read more
There’s always a new diet out there to try, isn’t there? When I start a new diet or workout routine, I want to see results quickly. It is discouraging to step on the scale week-after-week and not see any progress. We want instant results for things that often...read more
What’s the first thing you think when you hear these words? Finances. Money. Budget. The first thing I used to think was, “YUCK!” Some people are naturally really good with money. They save and they prepare. “They” are most definitely not me. I don’t enjoy...read more
Life happens. We may not know when or in what way, but we can be assured we will face a crisis at some point. With that knowledge comes the responsibility to be prepared. How will you handle that next unexpected life event? Credit cards?...read more
#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...read more