Enid’s Exercise Equipment

Indoor cycling exercise equipment at a gym

The sacrifices single parents make every day are enormous. We take care of our children with very little time for ourselves. The key to creating time is creativity. One can be creative by accomplishing what one needs in the most simplified fashion. Or, think outside the box. Exercise Releases Stress I love to exercise for […]

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Honorary Medal for the Single Parent

Silver Medal Award that reads WINNER with 5 stars held by a red, white and blue ribbon.

“You deserve an honorary medal for what you have done. You are to be highly commended.” ~Mr. Hill Accept a Compliment This beautiful compliment was given to me when I was a single parent. Mr. Hill had been witness to my life. This compliment was extremely difficult to hear and accept. I did not want […]

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Expression of Healing

Multiple raindrops splashing in the lake leaving multiple circular rings. Water is deep purple, lavender and gold.

Outsider Removed from the circle of life and standing on the perimeter I am an observer looking into the circle I sit at the café table next to the window although I am not really there I am removed as I watch the numerous people on the sidewalk as they stroll by Smiles and laughter […]

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Step-By-Step Guide: Career & Education

What are you going to do to support yourself and your family? A wise mother once told me, “you will pick up the pieces one day at a time.”   My Single Parent Situation: No career to fall back on that could financially support my 4-year-old, my newborn, and myself. The divorce settlement did not provide me […]

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What is Your Purpose?

Close up image of straw colored plants with purple flowers in background. Blurred gold sunlight coming through field in backdrop.

Starting my single parenting journey with my newborn and four-year-old was, no doubt, a huge responsibility.  Parenting with two parents in a home is already hard enough. As a two-parent household, imagine taking away one of those parents and what do you have? An insurmountable situation at times. On top of the responsibility of raising my children, […]

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