Coincidence? I Met Two Angels

Do you believe in coincidence? You know how sometimes you think you have something to offer the world and that life may be getting on the track (FINALLY!) and then everything comes crashing down on top of you again? It seems life decided to throw more curveballs just as I started Single Mom Smiling and I’ve struggled to maintain …

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Single Mothers Learn a lot from Billy Beane and the Movie Moneyball

Friday night I took Troy to see Moneyball, the story of Billy Beane, General Manager for the Oakland A’s. Billy Beane takes the Athletics, one of Major League Baseball’s poorest teams, to a winning season through analyzing statistics rather than doling out large paychecks. I liked that idea from the beginning, but didn’t expect much of the movie itself.

Pregnant and Abandoned – Welcome to Single Mom Smiling

I was pregnant and alone and scared until I found my strength and discovered more joy than I could have imagined. This begins the record of my journey into the adventure of being suddenly abandoned and pregnant, single parenting, and especially being a single parent of a large family. I now have five amazing boys! Here you will find advice, love, understanding, and support for anyone facing a crisis pregnancy from one who has been there. God Bless…