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Katie Howard Clemens

God Sightings

We just finished day 4 of Vacation Bible School here this week. It has been a wonderful and amazing time for all of us. And although the VBS Dance Team…

The Single Mom ABCs

Accept where you are in life. Be ready for the hard questions. Challenge Yourself… You are stronger than you think! Depend on God. He will lead your family. Encourage your…

Courage, Gratitude, and Truth… oh my! (Plus a Giveaway)

“Courage may be easy to define, but it usually comes into our lives through hard choices. When facing an unpredictable situation, the decision must be made: to do the right…

Single Mom Stories — Going to Church

One of the most difficult things I had to do after becoming a single mom was go to church. I had been an active member at my church since my…

A Single Mom’s Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day can be a difficult day for single moms. Traditionally, much of the planning of this day (e.g., taking the kids to buy a gift or encouraging them to…

Redefining Tradition

Easter Sunday was the first one with just the kids and me — our second since becoming a single-parent family because last year, my mom was with us. Last year,…

Single MomLife Doesn’t Match my Picture

Last Tuesday was doctor day at my son’s preschool. I forgot to take a white dress shirt for him (never mind that men’s white dress shirts don’t live in this…

Becoming Relevant

Interruptions. Obstacles. Full Stops. Moments when God locks doors and makes the handles red hot to burn your fingers and keep you safe from going places you shouldn’t. Moments when your…

Lessons Learned in My First Year as a Single Mom

I’ve been told that the first year as a single mom is the hardest but that it really takes two to start being able to breathe again — two cycles…

Giving Our Daughters a Gift of True Beauty

I want to be beautiful, cherished, nurtured, and loved. Does your heart tell you this? Does the world tell you you aren’t? Can you even hear the still, small voice inside…

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