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Why do I feel alone in a crowded room? Will I always feel this way? Loneliness can be a tool in our quiver for growth. Though, it doesn't always feel that way.

We tend to learn more when we are in the valleys than when we are on the mountain top. What is God trying to reveal to you during your season of loneliness?

We are on a mission to ensure that #NoSingleMomWalksAlone! Visit our website at thelifeofasinglemom.com for resources, free articles, podcasts, videos, and more!

Direct download: The20Loneliness20Season.mp3
Category:Single Mom -- posted at: 12:10pm EST

We all know that dating as a single mom can definitely be tough! In our latest podcast, our very own Jennifer Maggio discusses how to hold firm to your boundaries and not settle for anything less than what God has for you! We are diving into How to Find a Godly Man and you do NOT want to miss it!

 

Jennifer Maggio is an award-winning author and speaker, whose personal journey through homelessness, abuse, and multiple teen pregnancies is leaving audiences around the globe riveted. At 19, Maggio was pregnant for the fourth time, living in government housing on food stamps and welfare. She shares with great openness her pain, mistakes, and journey to find hope in Christ. She ultimately became an 11-time Circle of Excellence winner in Corporate America. While a vocal advocate for abstinence, and sustaining today’s marriages,  Maggio recognizes that single parenthood exists and is passionate about seeing these parents thrive. She left her corporate successes behind to launch a global initiative to see single moms living a life of total freedom from financial failures, parenting woes, and emotional issues.  Her passion is contagious and her story has been used to inspire thousands around the globe. For more info, visit her website at jennifermaggio.com.

For more information about what we do for single moms and ministry leaders, visit our website at thelifeofasinglemom.com!

Direct download: How20to20Find20a20Godly20Man.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:42pm EST

If you are ministering in any capacity, you know that it can be exhausting and, if we are not careful, burnout can set in and thoughts of giving up or quitting can creep up. So, we must be adequately equipped and well aware of the spiritual fight we are in. So, what can we do to stay healthy in our Ministry?

We are on a mission to ensure that #NoSingleMomWalksAlone! Visit our website at thelifeofasinglemom.com for resources, free articles, podcasts, videos, and more!

Direct download: Staying20Healthy20in20the20Ministry20FIght.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:20pm EST

Are you wondering how to help your children through your divorce? This is the podcast for you! Check out Jennifer Maggio, and ministry friend, Becca Robicheaux, as they discuss how to Guide Your Children through it.

Did you know we release podcasts and videos weekly on the TLSM website. Make sure you stay tuned and check it out at thelifeofasinglemom.com/podcasts today!

Direct download: GuidingYourChildrenThroughDivorce.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:33pm EST

Do you ever battle with loneliness? Have you felt isolated in your single parenthood journey? Come listen to what scripture says to do when you feel lonely and learn how to connect first with God and then connect with others. We highly encourage you to take moment to listen to the wisdom Jennifer Maggio & Elizabeth Demarest have to share. Elizabeth Demarest is a third generation missionary, mom of three, author of 2 books, a national speaker, and she has also been a dear friend to The Life of a Single Mom. Check out her website here. Elizabethdemarest.com

For more topics and podcast check out our website Thelifeofasinglemom.com 

Direct download: The20Crushing20Battle20of20Loneliness.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:22pm EST

Be sure to check out this weeks podcast on a taboo topic within the church, Healthy Sexuality. When you think of healthy sexuality, does it bring feelings of shame and guilt? If so, take a min to listen to Jennifer Maggio and Shannon Ethridge share some life changing perspective on the subject. You really do not want to miss this! 

Shannon Ethridge is a million-copy best-selling author of 22 books, international speaker, certified life coach, and advocate for healty sexuality with a master's degree in counseling/human relations from Liberty University. To learn more about Shannon, go to www.shannonethridge.com.

For more podcast topics check out, Thelifeofasinglemom.com.

Direct download: Healthy20Sexuality.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:49pm EST

In need of tips to do this parenting "thing" well? Then THIS podcast is for YOU! It's about self-care, parenting tips, juggling the day in and day out of being a single mom. Jennifer Maggio and Nicole Smith bring real honesty with practical tips to get you through it all, so check it out!

Nicole is a Panamanian-American, single mother, workforce development specialist, published author of Game On! Relentlessly Pursue Your Dreams, dancer, and motivational speaker. She is the founder of Game Day Prep 365 designed to aid people along their journey to seeing their dreams come to fruition. Connect at www.nicoleRsmith.net.

We are on a mission to ensure that #NoSingleMomWalksAlone! Visit our website at thelifeofasinglemom.com for resources, free articles, podcasts, videos, and more!

Direct download: Single20Mom20Survival20Guide.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:32pm EST

"God is always speaking, the key is to tune into the right channel."

He's talking, but are you listening? Join Jennifer Maggio & Elizabeth Demarest and they discuss Unanswered Prayers and how to hear from God. This is a good one ladies, and you don't want to miss it!

Elizabeth Demarest is a mom, wife, author of 2 books, speaker, and works to inspire women around the world to pursue purity and unearth their God-breathed dreams. We are proud to announce her as one of our Single Mom University instructors. So if you haven't seen her classes, be sure to enroll today and check her out. Want to know more about Elizabeth? Visit her page at ElizabethDemarest.com.

Did you know Single Mom University is home to over 70+ single mom centric online classes that cover all things parenting, finances, physical and emotional well-being, and spiritual health? 100% self-paced. 100% created just for you. And 100% free for 3 months if you use the coupon code: TLSMPOD. Visit singlemomuniversity.com today and get started!

Direct download: Unanswered20Prayers.mp3
Category:Single Mom -- posted at: 11:40am EST

Welcome ladies to this weeks podcast - Surviving the Down & Out Season! Whew...We have all been there. Sometimes it seems like it will never get better. It seems like things are looking really dark. You want to crawl in bed and just stay there. Well, Jennifer Maggio & Mercy Lokulutu get together to offer you a word of encouragement. You got this momma! Check it out!

You may have seen Mercy Lokulutu at one of our many conferences. She's a public speaker, author of As You Wish, and long-time ministry friend who has a passion to teach and preach the Bible. For more info, visit her website at MercyLokulutu.com.

Did you know that The Life of a Single Mom's mission is to offer you support? We work to connect single moms to support groups across the nation. If you aren't connected to a group, get connected today by visiting thelifeofasinglemom.com!

Direct download: Surviving20the20Down20_20Out20Season.mp3
Category:Single Mom -- posted at: 7:00am EST

Tune into Jennifer Maggio & Shannon Ethridge as they discuss how God makes beauty from ashes! Whatever your past looks like - the failures, the shortcomings, the feelings of guilt - it's time to take off the mask! God can use it all so be encouraged with this weeks video.

Shannon Ethridge is a million-copy best-selling author, international speaker, and Certified Life Coach. She speaks to youth, college students, and adults to empower, encourage, and offer insight on relationships and sexual morals. For more info, visit ShannonEthridge.com.

We are on a mission to ensure that #NoSingleMomWalksAlone! Visit our website at thelifeofasinglemom.com for resources, free articles, podcasts, videos, and more!

Direct download: Beauty_from_Ashes_1.mp3
Category:Single Mom -- posted at: 7:00am EST

We have a good one for you this week, ladies! Jennifer Maggio & Mercy Lokulutu get REAL with this week's topic about being Anxious for Everything! What are you anxious for? What things are you battling? How can you find that release? Stay tuned!

You may have seen Mercy Lokulutu at one of our many conferences. She's a public speaker, author of As You Wish, and long-time ministry friend who has a passion to teach and preach the Bible. For more info, visit her website at MercyLokulutu.com.

The Life of a Single Mom exists to ensure that you are not walking alone. So make sure you stop by our website (thelifeofasinglemom.com) for resources, weekly encouragement, and more!

Direct download: Anxious20for20Everything.mp3
Category:Single Mom -- posted at: 7:00am EST

Thanks for joining us on the TLSM Podcast Series! This week we are discussing the Importance of Self-Care. Despite everything you may have going on, it is crucial to take time for YOU! When you're at your best, your kids get your best. So tune in to hear Jennifer Maggio share practical ways to be the best you!

Jennifer Maggio, Founder of The Life of a Single Mom, is an award-winning author and speaker, whose personal journey through homelessness, abuse, and multiple teen pregnancies resonates with moms across the country. She works to ensure that #NoSingleMomWalksAlone. For more info, visit JenniferMaggio.com.

Need more resources & encouragement? Be sure to stop by TheLifeofaSingleMom.com to see how we can support you!

Direct download: The20Importance20of20Self-Care.mp3
Category:Single Mom -- posted at: 7:00am EST

Jennifer Maggio & Nicole Smith, Author of Game On! Relentlessly Pursue Your Dreams, are discussing all things parenting! Are you second guessing your parenting skills? In need of a pick up? Well this podcast is for you! Check it out!

Nicole is a Panamanian-American, single mother, workforce development specialist, published author of Game On! Relentlessly Pursue Your Dreams, dancer, and motivational speaker. She is the founder of Game Day Prep 365 designed to aid people along their journey to seeing their dreams come to fruition. Connect at www.nicoleRsmith.net.

We are on a mission to ensure that #NoSingleMomWalksAlone! Visit our website at thelifeofasinglemom.com for resources, free articles, podcasts, videos, and more!

Direct download: Single20Parenting20101.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:47pm EST

Jennifer Maggio and Joy Anisa discuss the reasons pastors may give a "no" for launching a Single Mom Ministry. Joy, a pastor's wife, gives background info on why you may have gotten a no. She also shares what you can do in the waiting. 

Direct download: Handling20A20No20From20Your20Pastor.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:00am EST

Jennifer Maggio, Robbie Furdge, and Joy Anisa talk about dating as a single mom. "Dating in a fishbowl" with kids can be tricky. Dating in today's age and remaining pure can also be tricky. Setting boundaries, knowing who you are, and having integrity are musts.

Direct download: Sex20and20Dating.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:00am EST

Jennifer Maggio and Robbie Furdge talk about the mentality of the church when it comes to giving. They discuss the way technology (online services and credit cards) has affected tithing and giving and ultimately fundraising. Join the two ministry leaders as they share their experience and give pointers on what works and what doesn't.

Direct download: Fundraising.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:00am EST

Do you ever schedule time for yourself? Are you too busy with work and the kids to carve out time in your day for you, yourself, and I? Join Jade Berry and Jennifer Maggio as they identify whats occupying our down time as moms and also the consequences and results of not taking care of ourselves. 

Direct download: The20I20In20Parenting.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:44pm EST

Join Jennifer Maggio as she shares tried and tested tips on running a single mom's ministry. From logistics of when the group should meet to curriculum choices, Jennifer gives advice on what she has learned in her numerous years of experience.

Direct download: Top20Tips20For20Running20A20Single20Moms20Ministry.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:14pm EST

The Life of a Single Mom wants to come alongside pastors and churches to help them "feed their sheep" (John 21:17). We want to help the church be the hands and feet of Jesus to their single mom congregation and throughout the community. It's our hearts desire to see that #nosinglemomwalksalone. We invite you to listen as our founder, Jennifer Maggio and special guest, Pastor Alton Jamison share from their hearts about ministry to single moms that stemmed from their own past heart aches. 

Direct download: Pastors2C20Do20You20Hear20The20Cry20From20Single20Moms.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:02pm EST

Are you currently under criticism for who you are or the ministry where God has called you to lead? Are you hoping to respond in a Godly way to criticism while remaining real and transparent? Join Jennifer Maggio and Robbie Furdge as they dig deep into past hurts and conversations about how to handle the tough critics. 

Direct download: Handling_Criticism.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:07pm EST

Do you find yourself completely burnt out from ministry? Recognize that even in ministry, it is important to take care of yourself, too. Join in today as Jennifer Maggio, Crystal Tullos, & Joy Anisa as they discuss how to Battle Ministry Burnout.

Direct download: Battling20Ministry20Burnout.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:01pm EST

Are you a hurting single mom? Tune into Jennifer Maggio & Joy Anisa as they discuss how to find healing from hurt.

Direct download: Finding20Healing20From20Hurt.mp3
Category:Single Mom -- posted at: 7:00am EST

Launch Ideas

Are you a current ministry leader looking for fresh, new ideas to kick off the upcoming semester in your support group? Or maybe you are looking to start a group and need event ideas to promote it and get the ladies in the door? Join Jennifer Maggio, founder & CEO of The Life of a Single Mom as she shares some creative (and fun!) ideas to get the ladies there!

Direct download: Launch.wav
Category:Single Mom -- posted at: 12:32pm EST

Time Management

Do you find yourself struggling trying to keep up with everything you have going on? Learn how to manage your time more effectively as Jennifer Maggio shares her tips and tricks. Check it out!

Direct download: time.wav
Category:Single Mom -- posted at: 12:30pm EST

How to Connect with Your Children During this Busy Season

Do you find yourself in a busy season? I mean, let's be honest, you're probably ALWAYS in a busy season, right? It's easy to become so focused on the millions of things you have on your task list everyday that you put connecting with your kids on the back burner. Today, join Jennifer Maggio as she discussing ways that you can connect with your children during your busy season!

Direct download: Busy_Moms.mp3
Category:Single Mom -- posted at: 12:28pm EST

One of the core areas that we have found single moms struggle in the most deals with our finances. Join Jennifer Maggio & Pastor Alton Jamison as they dive into shifting your mindset and taking the steps needed to Move From Lack to Abundance. Check it out!

Direct download: Moving20From20Lack20To20Abundance.mp3
Category:Single Mom -- posted at: 12:21pm EST

Do you find yourself in a relationship right now and are wondering if he is THE ONE for you? Or maybe you’re thinking about getting back into the dating scene – we know…scary right? Well, this podcast is for you! Jennifer Maggio, Chief Executive Officer of The Life of a Single Mom with the The Life of a Single Mom’s podcast series brings you the latest: Top Warning Signs You’re Dating Mr. Wrong!

 

Direct download: Top_Warning_Signs_Youre_Dating_Mr._Wrong_1.mp3
Category:Single Mom -- posted at: 1:09pm EST

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