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You can connect with us at https://www.facebook.com/soloparentsociety/

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English


Episodes

20. JUMP INTO LIFE

9/20/2018
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So often we feel overwhelmed... like we have nothing more to give... like we are at the end of our rope. Those are the times we need to be reminded that often the antidote is to 'just do it'. Today host Kimberley Mitchell discusses jumping back into life.

Duration:00:05:06

19. REFRAME DISRESPECT

9/13/2018
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As our kids get older, disrespectful attitudes develop. Sometimes we wonder, who are you... what have you done with my little boy/girl? When we know how much we do for our kids, it's hard to not want to express that when we are faced with ungrateful or hostile words from them. Maybe there is more going on that what they are saying... Today we discuss how their words of disrespect may actually be compliments. With host Robert Beeson.

Duration:00:05:01

31. THINKING THE UNTHINKABLE, SUICIDE - JOYE LYNN

9/6/2018
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It's really hard to admit it, especially out loud, but at one point or another most of us Solo Parents have felt so low that we feel we just cant go on. Or we just don't want to go on. If we are honest, sometimes it sounds like it would be easier if we were just not here anymore. But, there is hope. Today, in a very courageous conversation, Joye Lynn discusses how she got to the place of actually pointing a loaded gun at herself and how she found the hope to not go through with ending her...

Duration:00:31:03

18. WHAT TO DO WITH ACCUSATIONS

8/29/2018
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It can be maddening when we hear things that are said about us that aren't true. Or sometimes a little true but completely exaggerated. What do we do with that? Try to defend ourselves and our reputations or maybe just start to isolate from others? Today we are discussing how to deal with accusations and the frustration that it brings, with host Robert Beeson.

Duration:00:04:24

17. ONE WORD TO SHAPE A LIFE

8/23/2018
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5 minute REAL QUICK episodes for single parents. In a chaotic single parent life it is easy to forget the power of our words to our kids. Those words are shaping the kind of adult they are going to become. With host Robert Beeson.

Duration:00:05:40

30. WHO AM I ? (FINDING IDENTITY) - PAIGE HARLEY

8/16/2018
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When the bottom drops out and all the things that we use to hold on to as part of our identity fall away, it's easy to feel lost. We hold on so tightly to the things that we do (mother, wife, husband, executive, teacher) often we mix up those roles that we play with who we are and so when there is a change to any of those roles we go into an identity crisis. Today Paige Harley, a high conflict mediator, discusses how she personally started discovering her true identity and created steps to...

Duration:00:30:01

16. NOT WASTING THE WILDERNESS

8/9/2018
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5 minute REAL QUICK episodes for single parents. Being deliberate in the difficult season we are in can be transformational. Some of the most precious moments can be in the midst of the darkest days. With host Kimberley Mitchell.

Duration:00:05:18

15. METHOD IS EVERYTHING

8/1/2018
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5 minute REAL QUICK episodes for single parents. Taking a second to think about HOW we communicate is as important as WHAT we communicate. With host Robert Beeson.

Duration:00:04:41

29. SHAME, FORGIVING YOURSELF - AUDREY FRESHWATER

7/26/2018
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We are all very aware of our shortcomings. Being a solo parent can become an isolating time where we are constantly hearing the voices of accusation and blame. We can feel stuck, hopeless and small. Today counselor Audrey Freshwater gives us insight into overcoming those feelings and getting past the crippling effects of shame.

Duration:00:33:22

13. THE POWER OF BEING FAMILIAR

7/11/2018
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5 minute REAL QUICK episodes for single parents. Trusting God is easier when you are 'familiar' with Him rather than just 'aware' of Him. Host Robert Beeson explains 2 ways to gain this familiarity and in turn really trust the path that you are on.

Duration:00:06:22

28. CONSTANTLY MOVING - ALISON LAMMOT

7/5/2018
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Being a solo parent is almost synonymous with moving often. Up rooting and then replanting. How can we protect a sense of stability for our families when it seems like everything is in transition a lot of the time. Alison Lammot is a counselor and professor as well as a single parent. She and her son are very acquainted with moving a great deal, today she shares her adventure with us and provides practical insight for creating stability, even in times that seem any but stable.

Duration:00:31:48

12. CO-PARENTING - BEING KIND

6/27/2018
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5 minute REAL QUICK episodes for single parents. This week we discuss the very important, and sometimes difficult, idea of showing kindness to the person that represents pain and conflict in your life. OUR KIDS ARE WATCHING AND LEARNING - are we teaching them the qualities we want them possess or are we just reacting from our own wounds? It's natural to feel anger and even resentment after divorce but it is critical to be deliberate on how we choose to treat our children's other parent. With...

Duration:00:05:54

28. SOUL REST - CURTIS "CZ" ZACKERY

6/20/2018
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Is it even possible to find real rest for our single parent souls? With so many demands on our lives and so many voices competing for our attention, how do we slow down long enough to know real rest? Today author and speaker Curtis Zackery (CZ) brings us practical steps from his new book, SOUL REST, to find the rest our souls need. Sustainable rest that we were intended to experience from the dawn of creation. Get his book here...

Duration:00:29:05

11. 'REAL' TIME WITH OUR KIDS

6/13/2018
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5 minute REAL QUICK episodes for single parents. This week we explore spending 'real' time with our kids. We spend A LOT of time with our kids... its important to make the moments count. Our kids wont remember how clean the house was or how they never missed a soccer practice... but they will remember the 'real' time we spend with them. This a good reminder on how to turn the 'duty' times into rich connection times. It's what will ultimately form our kids into the champions they were created...

Duration:00:04:59

10. ANGER

6/6/2018
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5 minute REAL QUICK episodes for single parents. This week we explore Anger. It's very natural to experience this feeling, but it's critical to know how to deal with this feeling. Anger is one of the more repressed emotions we single parents carry around... but it always comes out in one way or another. We need to choose to be deliberate about processing anger before it starts to become a permanent characteristic of our life. With host Robert Beeson.

Duration:00:06:06

27. FORGIVENESS = A BETTER PARENT Part 2

5/30/2018
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Forgiveness is incredibly hard to come by, especially when we believe our ex doesn't deserve it. Shannon DeGarmo, the author of 'The Bounce Back Woman', woke to the sick realization that her husband was living a double life. Within months, he was in prison and she was suddenly a single mom with two young children, a mortgage, no job, and no college education to fall back on. Today Shannon, in episode part two, shares how forgiveness helped her become a better parent and gives practical...

Duration:00:29:31

26. FORGIVENESS = A BETTER PARENT Part 1

5/23/2018
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Have you forgiven your ex? Forgiveness is incredibly hard to come by, especially when we believe our ex doesn't deserve it and many times hasn't even asked for it. Shannon DeGarmo, author of The Bounce Back Woman, knows the true meaning of betrayal. At age 26, she woke to the sick realization that her husband was living a double life. Within months, he was in prison and she was suddenly a single woman with two young children, a mortgage, no job, and no college education to fall back on....

Duration:00:27:17

9. LONGING

5/16/2018
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5 minute REAL QUICK episodes for single parents. This week we explore 'longing' - Is longing the same as loneliness? Often we deal with the ache of being alone or feeling 'less than'. Maybe there is a different way of looking at longing... Maybe longing can actually lead to finding wholeness. With host Robert Beeson.

Duration:00:06:49

8. WHEN 'THE HARD' AND 'THE GOOD' HOLD HANDS

5/10/2018
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5 minute REAL QUICK episodes for single parents. This week 'When 'the hard' and 'the good' hold hands' - sometimes we find ourselves at the end of our rope. Overwhelmed, lonely and exhausted. It's important to pay attention in those times to the beauty that is being born, even in the struggle.

Duration:00:04:12

25. LETTING GO OF CONTROL - GRANT HENDRICKSON

5/3/2018
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Chances are you don't feel like you have things in your life under control. In fact the life of Solo Parent often feels more like chaos than controlled. Kids, bills, the ex (the list goes on and on) - keep our minds clamoring to find the illusive sense of predictable control for our lives. As if losing his marriage to divorce and finding himself a solo dad to three girls wasn't enough, nothing could have prepared Grant for the stage four diagnosis he was given. Today Grant shares the many...

Duration:00:33:21