Do you have a mini-me?

Do you have a mini-me?

Let’s face it. Kids are great imitators. Parents are their children’s models. What do you want to model for your children? Hard work? Perseverance? But what if hard work leaves your frustrated? What if there is no hope? No hope for life to get better. No...
Help us celebrate!

Help us celebrate!

Easter! It’s Sunday, April 17. What ideas come to mind when you think of Easter? Candy, candy and more candy! Easter bunnies and Easter eggs and Easter basket stuffers? Or do you think about new life? Kind of like the new year. Out with the cold, the gray and...
Have you ever been chased by a bear?

Have you ever been chased by a bear?

I think I know the answer to that question. It’s probably a ‘No’ for most of you. But I’m guessing you have a pretty good idea of how you’d feel—scared! And what you’d do—run! This is the third in our series on forgiveness. And you are probably asking yourself, ‘What...
To pay or not to pay? That is the question!

To pay or not to pay? That is the question!

The debate goes on. Should you pay your children for doing chores or are chores part of their contribution to the family? Where do you stand on the issue? What are your thoughts? Let’s find out how you rank compared to other parents. If you think your children should...
Do you love apps?

Do you love apps?

If you can’t pay the bills, what’s the point in having a budget? you may ask. Budget is another word for a spending plan. Just like you make a meal plan or a vacation plan, you’ll want to have a spending plan. If you don’t, you may never achieve some of your life...
A money plan reduces anxiety!

A money plan reduces anxiety!

Money is a huge motivator for both adults and children. Money is also a major stressor in life. At Hope for Single Moms, we want to help you enjoy life more and stress less. So, we’re going to focus, once again, on a money spending plan. Last time, we talked...
Why is there never enough?

Why is there never enough?

Does money seem to disappear every month? Do you wonder where it goes? Why is there never enough? Money, like time, can easily disappear. If you’re a single mom, it’s a constant battle, isn’t it? There never seems to be enough money or enough time, does there? Many...
Creating Healthy Families

Creating Healthy Families

Family time. Do you make time for it? Family time is an important part of our program at Hope for Single Moms. In the busyness of working and caring for your children, it’s an easy thing to put on the back burner. You may think, “one more thing to do in an already...
Before You Fill Out Your FAFSA…

Before You Fill Out Your FAFSA…

Whether you are a high school senior graduating or a non-traditional student, you should fill out the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) to see if you qualify for financial aid for college. Before you get started, here are some things you will need. Your...
Everyone needs love!

Everyone needs love!

It’s February, and you know what that means! In less than two weeks people will be celebrating love! Love. It’s something we all seek, a universal need. And when we find our true love, we sing! And when we lose love, we sing and cry and vow never to get hurt again....