Even though, I’ve been raising my three children alone for seventeen years now; this blog is not one on parenting because I’m not an expert. I don’t have a college degree on the subject or any certificates of completion. My two-year-old throws tantrums, still sucks her “binkie” and sleeps in my bed. My eight-year-old chews with her mouth open, doesn’t listen to my instructions sometimes and she won’t keep her room clean and tidy. My seventeen-year-old lies when he says he doesn’t have homework, and his GPA reflects no drive for excellence; I think he takes me for granted. However, I will add that all my children have one thing in common. They’ve been taught Jeremiah 29:11-12, ‘For I know the plans I have for you declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. Then you will call upon me and come and pray to me, and I will listen to you.” My children know what prayer is and who to pray to; they know that prayer changes things.
I’ve learned much along the way. Like, how to navigate through the trenches of this world that’s not meant for single mothers. I am inspired to supply you with knowledge on what worked for me, as I staggered from a place of immense pain to a place of free-flowing freedom; all while being pulled in many different directions. My purpose is to awaken the God given life inside of you because you are so worth it! To also, encourage you to always find the lesson in the struggle and to find understanding in the midst of chaos.