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Single Parents - Resources for Christian Moms and Dads

Learning to Accept and Let Go of what You Can't Change

There are many books about single parenting and tips on how to raise the children alone, but few about your own emotional health.

Why 2 out of 3 Single Moms Don't Attend Your Church

It is estimated that 67% of single parents in the country aren't connected to a local church. Why?

Making the Small Moments Matter

I am very aware that my kids will not be with me much longer. So, I am taking mental pictures all the time.

  • Elisabeth Klein |
  • February 27, 2014 |
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Co-Parenting with an Ex: Are You an Advocate or Adversary?

I think there are two things we can agree on as single parents: 1) Co-parenting is necessary. 2) It is not always easy!

The ABC's of Valentine's Day

When I was a single mom with two elementary children, I had to gear up a week in advance for the big day: Valentine’s Day.

How to Live in the Present

One reality that kept me from enjoying the present as a single mom was feeling entombed between the past and the future.

Where Will Your Children Be in 10 Years?

In ten years, my kids will be 27 and 25. I will be 53. I may be a grandmother. I have to go throw up now.

Helping the Single Fathers in Your Life

Single parent ministry is a whole new level of reaching people. It can be discouraging, messy, and rarely consistent.

The Fear That Gripped Me

Fear can grip our very soul, immobilize and paralyze us. Learn to battle fearlessly.

The Single Mom and Her New Year’s Eyeglasses

Whatever we face in this new year, God has gone before us and is already there, prepared to enable us.

5 Ways You Can Help Single-Mom Families Thrive

Now that I'm a single mom, I’m much more aware of how other people can offer support to those of us in this challenging role.

  • Elisabeth Klein |
  • December 26, 2013 |
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The Single Parent and Holiday Loneliness

Loneliness can be a difficult wilderness for single parents, and in the month of December it reaches new heights.

A Single Mom Christmas

It was my first Christmas as a single mom. The reality of our divorce was setting in as I stared straight into the face of loneliness.

The Single Mother and Ten Fun Holiday Activities

It doesn’t take much to bring the merry back into Christmas. Which one of these would work with your family?

Single Father, Not 'Other Parent'

Although we are able to enjoy memorable times with our kids, our ultimate job as fathers is to prepare them for adulthood.

Deflecting Holiday Hurts as a Single Parent

What is it about the holiday season that brings all our loneliness and hurts as single parents to the surface?

Lesser Time, Lesser Budget, Lesser Parent?

“Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.” – Ephesians 6:4

What Do I Do When I’ve Been Unjustly Accused?

In times of being unreasonably indicted, God invites us to give the altercation to Him and then examine the hidden person of our hearts.

Gratitude Begets Joy

Since I want my life to be filled with deep joy, I must chase after deep gratitude on a consistent basis.

  • Elisabeth Klein |
  • November 07, 2013 |
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Zombies and Vampires and Ghosts, Oh, My!

This time of year, it’s nearly impossible not to see ghosts, witches, goblins, zombies, vampires in stores and neighborhoods.

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