It can difficult to refrain from hitting your child when you are frustrated, but you must. Mama, there is a big difference when it comes to disciplining your child (as the Bible commands) and punishing them. You should be using discipline more than you use punishment. Discipline Discipline—to teach the child self-control. Uses choices, limit-setting, […]
You cannot afford not to take care of yourself. Have you ever heard of the anecdote about pouring from an empty cup? It cannot be done. As a single mother, chances are you responsible for taking care of everyone in your home. Do not forget to take care of yourself. When you are sick, take […]
Relationships, whether it’s a friendship, family, or love interest can be tough. However, they are vital on this journey as a single mom. God uses our connection with people to help us in our time of need. He uses them for us to help others in their time of need as well. Relationships are how […]
The source of my strength is no secret, it’s from God and God alone. I would say that I am not alone in this sentiment and that may be even you believe the same thing. Christ is the reason that you are able to take care of your children with little to no support. It […]
Trusting God with my financial situation is not easy. As a single mother who lives paycheck to paycheck, it’s hard to trust God with money. I’ve also made some foolish decisions and because of them, I am behind on bills. Still, God is calling me higher and I want to share this journey with you […]
Challenge Complete! Thursday, June 7, marked the finish of my 100 day challenge to learn how to love God and myself better. The challenge went so well! In the beginning I started off strong and gave you a 50 day update, but throughout the 100 days I took some key actions that I thought would […]
Hey there, Mama! I'm Arilia, and I'm so glad you stopped by! I love working to create a beautiful, thriving home, life and business and helping other single mothers do the same.