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.
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
I’ve been a Christian for many years and a lot has happened in my life over those years. In fact, the only thing that has been consistent in my life is inconsistency and change. I’ve gotten to experience the profound moment of life entering the world as I welcomed...read more
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...read more