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Single Parent Advocate is committed to educating, equipping, and empowering Single Parent Families with resource information, practical assistance, emotional encouragement, and social networking such that those who need help get help – and those who want to help, can. This podcast is part of that mission. We cover tough and timely topics as well as celebrating successes with families and individuals with an eye toward inspiration, education, and awareness.

Single Parent Advocate is committed to educating, equipping, and empowering Single Parent Families with resource information, practical assistance, emotional encouragement, and social networking such that those who need help get help – and those who want to help, can. This podcast is part of that mission. We cover tough and timely topics as well as celebrating successes with families and individuals with an eye toward inspiration, education, and awareness.

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United States

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Single Parent Advocate is committed to educating, equipping, and empowering Single Parent Families with resource information, practical assistance, emotional encouragement, and social networking such that those who need help get help – and those who want to help, can. This podcast is part of that mission. We cover tough and timely topics as well as celebrating successes with families and individuals with an eye toward inspiration, education, and awareness.

Language:

English

Contact:

2145344460


Episodes

Dealing with disrespect - What lies behind these troubled moments?

9/6/2022
We are so excited to be back after summer break and share more about Single Parent Advocate's Back To School efforts with Gateway Dallas?! Huge thanks to Gateway Dallas, PNC Bank, Dress for Success, Clean UP, and all the incredible volunteers who supported over 400 students and 100+ single families. See our recap video HERE. In this episode, Darrell and Stacie dig into dealing with disrespectful children. Often times there is more to these situations than meets the eyes, and the answer we...

Duration:00:50:47

Parenting Young Adults - An Approach for Careful Consideration - Meet Kim Muench

6/24/2022
Today we talked to Kim Muench from the Real Life Parent Guide! Kim Muench (pronounced minch, like pinch with an “m”) is a Jai (rhymes with buy) Institute for Parenting Certified Conscious Parenting Coach who specializes in working with mothers of adolescents (ages 10+). Knowing moms are the emotional barometer in their families, Kim is passionate about educating, supporting and encouraging her clients to raise their children with intention and guidance rather than fear and control. Kim’s...

Duration:01:01:04

I Lost my Mom this Past Mother’s Day - It Will Never be the Same for Me - Finding Hope in a Troubled World

6/6/2022
Part of life is...well, dealing with the passing of loved ones. Unfortunately, this past Mother's Day, our Co-Host, Darrell Moody's mom passed away. Darrell wanted to share about this experience with our community and discuss some of the experiences he and his daughters shared together. The idea is that perhaps he had some lessons learned, and things to share that may be helpful to someone else who loses a parent of family member. Sometimes we can take comfort in not being alone through...

Duration:00:56:14

Happy Mother’s Day to Single Parents This Weekend - Meet Toye Penny -Author and creator of The Love You More Method℠

5/4/2022
Meet our Guest Speaker and New Friend who will be joining our community for Mother's Day! Her name is Toye Penny and she is on a mission to help us learn to take care of ourselves inside and out! She has had an incredible journey and has overcome obstacles and shares her insights as well as some great recipes in her book "Love Them, Love You More." Here is some more about Toye: After tragically losing her mother to Lupus at 9 years old, being sexually abused at 13, becoming a teen mom at...

Duration:00:40:20

Sticking It Out and Seeing Things Through - Also Happy National Single Parent Day!

3/25/2022
Stormy weather, career changes, and other circumstances can tempt us all to "quit". Join us today as we talk about getting through life's challenges, and also recognize the recent National Single Parent Day on March 21st. Join us on your favorite platform below: Spotify: https://spoti.fi/3vyISF1 Pandora: https://bit.ly/3fZ093Y Audible: https://adbl.co/3fvWVWn iHeart Radio: https://bit.ly/34vpSeK TuneIn: http://tun.in/pkeZr Google Podcast: https://bit.ly/3c1jjVI Youtube:...

Duration:00:37:07

Getting ”Unstuck” and Moving Forward - Meet Lori Beard, of Steadfast Forward

3/15/2022
Are you 2nd guessing yourself, or counselling in general? Are you wondering why you or someone you care about is "stuck"? Have you had counselling but it "didn't work"? Have you given up on alternatives for mental wellbeing? According to this week's guest, Lori Beard, Life Coach and Clinical Hypnosis Specialist, grief compounds and keeps us from moving forward if kept buried and un-addressed. Listen in and learn about how spending time and effort to feel better increases our self-awareness,...

Duration:00:36:21

Love Notes? It’s Valentine’s and I want to be Positive!

2/14/2022
“Without Valentine’s Day, February would be … well, January.” —Jim Gaffigan Today is the day of LOVE. The day when some date, some take time with those we care for in other meaningful ways. It is also an opportunity to embrace ourselves and the journey we are on even as singles and single parents. And, it CAN be a time to share love and this special day with our children! Tune in to see what one POSITIVE single mom has to say on the topic! You can also find her article HERE. We loved...

Duration:00:30:58

Navigating Change-Preparing for Life’s Twists & Turns - Failing to Plan can be Planning to Fail

1/31/2022
Join us as we discuss the value of preparing for unexpected changes in our careers, our culture, the economy, and even other areas of our life. Keeping our "toolbox" current in the various areas of life, especially in our careers and income earning abilities. Key takeaways include resources to go beyond our "one word New Year's resolutions" to ensure our future success. What opportunities are we missing? Are we aware of what we need in order to be in the position for success when we need to...

Duration:00:37:47

January is International Child Friendly Divorce Month - Meet Rosalind Sedacca

1/21/2022
Meet Rosalind Sedacca - Founder of the the Child-Centered Divorce Network. She shares her own personal story which inspired her to help others. She specializes in helping parents understand what their children may be experiencing as a consequence of divorce. She tells her story as a single parent and reveals common mistakes for families to avoid if they find themselves on this path. She encourages parents to communicate what she sees as the six (6) MOST IMPORTANT messages during a...

Duration:00:52:26

Presents vs Presence this Holiday Season as a Single Parent Family

12/23/2021
Holiday outreach and activity can be SOOOO much more busy with all the details, visitors, experiences and events to attend. It can make the holidays go by so fast. Single Parents can focus on moments with their eyes on creating meaningful memories with their children by not being distracted, and by doing things together. It does not have to be all about the gifts, though they are nice. More about this podcast and the Single Parent Advocate community: Special thanks to Work Innovators...

Duration:00:42:05

Overcoming Rejection in a Positive and Productive Way as a Single Mom or Dad

12/14/2021
Feeling rejected often comes with the territory in life, especially as a single mom or a single dad. In this episode we dive into some good advice from an article online as to how we can relate and overcome as well as press on! Announcements: We are helping 100+ families this holiday season. Teens and Parents normally are overlooked for this special time of year and You can help! To contribute and help our work, find us HERE: https://bit.ly/3HIhzPb Single Parent Advocate is dedicated to...

Duration:00:41:22

Navigating the Holidays as a Single Mom or Single Dad

12/6/2021
Navigating the holidays as a single mom or dad can be a tricky balance. Sometimes it is not just a matter of time management. It can often be a matter of the heart as well. Join us as we dive in to ideas that can make a positive difference if your heart is hurting this holiday season! Announcements: We are helping 100+ families this holiday season. Teens and Parents normally are overlooked for this special time of year and You can help! To contribute and help our work, find us HERE:...

Duration:00:33:50

What Lights You Up?-Meet Marla Diann-International Business Coach - Former Single Mom and Passionate Advocate Pt 1 of 2

11/22/2021
Meet Marla Diann, International Success Coach and Business Strategist, who mentors and coaches women and men creative entrepreneurs and professionals. Marla joins the Single Parent Advocate Podcast and shares key mindset and life hacks that can help us at work and at home. Marla is no stranger to change and reinvention. She believes life happens FOR you, not TO you. Reinvention in today's environment is required by so many of us as a result of the pandemic. Many are rethinking and...

Duration:00:24:16

What Lights You Up Pt 2 - Marla Diann-International Business Coach-Former Single Mom-Key Takeaways for Single Parents

11/22/2021
Tune in for Part 2 with Marla Diann as she shares how we can become more successful through career and job transition. She challenges us to answer the question, "What Lights You UP?" You can nurture your success with creativity and with JOY! #1-Give Yourself Permission to Pursue your DREAMS! (from Pt1) #2-Be loyal to YOUR feelings of JOY! Balance creative things that feed your spirit with the practical. Listen to your intuition and instincts. This actually fuels your business and...

Duration:00:35:52

When Single Parent Children Become CEO‘s - Meet Nate Randle, CEO of Gabb Wireless - Inspirational Story from One of our Own

11/12/2021
Our children have futures. They deserve inspiration to ask for help beyond our own experiences. Nate, from Gabb Wireless shares his life in a humble fashion and generously supports our efforts to help single families...and specifically with technology that keeps them safe. Tune In to learn more about being brave and asking for help when it feels weak...it is actually not weak..it is STRONG. Single Parent Advocate is dedicated to equip, empower, and encourage single parent families such...

Duration:00:41:33

How can I be so active as a Single Parent - and STILL FEEL Lonely? Exploring Friends This Holiday Season

11/1/2021
In today's podcast, we discuss ways to overcome loneliness. Tune in for trends in American friendship and also insights on how to overcome feeling lonely. We hope this is meaningful especially during this holiday season. Life as a single parent is FILLED with activity. From children's appointments and schedules to our own, we hop from one place to another with work, school, errands, and more. Still, many feel alone and lonely despite all the activity in their lives. In fact, there has...

Duration:00:41:23

Single Parents Finding our Path to Success- How to Land on our Feet During Career Transitions - Finding New Horizons in our Work

10/11/2021
When you are the only wage earner in your home, and raising children alone, career and job changes can strike fear in our hearts and minds. Job loss can leave us hurt, or even bitter. However, there are SO MANY resources available to help us land on our feet like Career One Stop and local organizations affiliated with them. Here are a few ideas to help: Be Open to Change....If we can learn to be more comfortable with changes, we can protect our mental wellbeing and land on our...

Duration:00:56:20

Quality Time with our Children - Keeping it Simple or Fancy - How do we best look at ”Playing” together with our children?

9/28/2021
When we try to spend quality time with our children, the journey often involves "curve balls". Whether it is the weather, changing circumstances, or surprises along the way - we can get derailed and lose perspective, but if we "hang in there" we often have a chance to build the best memories by keeping things simple. Today we talk about summer vacations with our children and how much we learned as parents when we look back at the times when we gave it our best to provide incredible...

Duration:00:39:26

Become the Hero of Your Own Journey - Meet Melissa Brown - Single Mom of 15 Years - Turned Certified Health Coach

9/20/2021
"As a single parent...IT MATTERS...if we don't make it! It changes EVERYTHING in our kids' world(s). Having a healthy weight MATTERS. Not just that though...emotional, physical, mental, financial factors impact our health as well. If we are not the best for ourselves, we cannot fill our kids' lives. The more we can be the best for ourselves, the more we can affirm and love our children." Meet Melissa Brown is the co-founder of My One Healthy Life LLC located in the Destin-Fort Walton...

Duration:00:56:16

Competitive Co-Parenting is a Dangerous Spiral for Single Parent Families.- What are we doing to our kids when we COMPETE?

9/6/2021
Making your child feel loved and appreciated can be different for everyone. Parents show their love affection and affirmation in different ways. Sometimes it is time or touch, others it is gifts, acts of service, or verbal affirmations. In a world of Build A Bears, American Girl Dolls, vacations like Universal Studios or Disney....co-parents/single parents can compete against image, expectations, and even each other to the detriment of the child. So what if you find yourself honestly...

Duration:00:49:26