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.
Birthday parties. Honestly, I have never been a big fan of them. There’s so much planning and preparing to do. And, you have to try to make it fun for everyone, while at the same time making your kid feel like royalty. Plus, you have to either cook food or take out a...read more
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...read more
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...read more
Raising a toddler is the hardest work you’ll ever love. Raising a toddler as a single parent requires an even greater dose of endurance. It’s important to raise children who can take responsibility for their choices and the impact those choices have on others. But how...read more
Is it time to rethink your goals for yourself and your family? A goal of mine is to embrace a new attitude full of joy, love, and gratitude towards my child...EVERY DAY! (Yes, I know it’s not that easy!) I wonder how amazing I will feel if I could be full of more joy,...read more
As a solo-mom, it can seem impossible to find creative ways to make ends meet in an already too-tight budget. How does a one-income family do it? Although challenging, with the help of the internet there are many resources out there. One great shopping app is IBOTTA....read more