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.
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
Are you tired of comparisons? Looking at other people's lives and wishing that was your reality? Social media makes it easy to catch glimpses of well-behaved children, superhero moms, perfectly decorated homes, financial prosperity, adorable pets, fabulous...read more
Dear Mom, We hope your November has been a month where you could reflect on the things that stir gratitude in your heart. The month of December is one that is typically full of parties, school programs, shopping, and a heaping pile of stress on top of your regular...read more
When it comes to self-care, most of us think about going for a mani/pedi, spending time with encouraging friends, or taking a warm bubble bath. But have you ever thought of taking control of your finances as a form of self-care? Financial expert Dave Ramsey...read more
Here come the holidays. Ready or not. This season is supposed to be a time when we're filled with joy and goodwill toward others, but if you're a single mom you may experience the holiday blues. The hype of the holiday season can be mixed with intense pain and...read more