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It takes a village....

There is an often quoted proverb which says “it takes a village to raise a child”.

Every year around this time, which coincides with my youngest sons birthday, I find myself reflecting on my years as a single parent. 479 more words

Life Coaching

The Working Parent’s Nightmare: Childcare

Childcare is a huge issue for any two-parent couple to deal with, but as a single parent whose closest family members are five states away, it’s a daily apocalypse. 528 more words

Single parents worldwide: Statistics and trends

Single parents were very common in the 17th and 18th centuries. The most common cause: death of a parent. Approximately 1/3 to 1/2 of all children in this era experienced the death of a parent during childhood. 359 more words



2015 has been great so far!! My plate has been full and I have had to do some prioritizing to reach my goals for this year. 699 more words

Monday--March 2, 2015: Letting Go and Letting God...

Genesis 22:1-2

22 After these things God tested Abraham. He said to him, “Abraham!” And he said, “Here I am.” 2 He said, “Take your son, your only son Isaac, whom you love, and go to the land of Moriah, and offer him there as a burnt offering on one of the mountains that I shall show you.” 1,099 more words


Friday – February 27, 2015; The Nature of Sacrifice

Mark 8:34-35

34 He called the crowd with his disciples, and said to them, “If any want to become my followers, let them deny themselves and take up their cross and follow me. 961 more words


Month of Solitude: Day Five - where does all the time go?

For the first time I’ve realised a small snag. This all started well; I’d got off to a flying start by preparing lunch for work, dividing up larger purchases and eating pretty well. 389 more words