Elisabeth Klein

The moms we serve have come from many walks of life. We have all come to single motherhood in completely different ways. It looks different, we handle it differently, circumstances are different. But one thing that we typically have in common is some sort of pain that is associated with it. TLSM Featured Expert, Elisabeth Klein, shares her testimony with her divorce while giving sound parenting advice to help you shed the baggage you may be holding on to. Check out her articles below!

When Your Kids Try to Parent You by Elisabeth Klein

2019-10-16T15:30:42-05:00November 23rd, 2015|Elisabeth Klein|

The transition from married mom to single mom is choppy.  One of the biggest surprises for me was the unexpected role reversal when my kids would occasionally step in to parent me. I picture that hard transition time like a wobbly bridge over a roaring river, with some missteps sending rubble falling into the water [...]

Will My Pain Ruin My Child’s Life? by Elisabeth Klein

2019-10-23T09:10:49-05:00July 20th, 2015|Elisabeth Klein|

I have the opportunity to moderate a few private Facebook groups for women in difficult Christian marriages, for Christian women who are separated/divorced, and for Christian single moms.  And one gal shared this recently: “I'm afraid my disillusionment with marriage will cloud my children’s happy day someday.” Ahh, yes.  I think we all struggle with [...]

Church, We Must Do Better by Elisabeth Klein

2019-10-30T13:02:07-05:00November 10th, 2014|Elisabeth Klein, the life of a single mom ministries|

As I walked through my church-led reconciliation attempt, through my separation, and then through and post-divorce, my church experience was ninety-five percent positive, and I will be forever grateful. I felt heard, believed, supported, and prayed for. I was given ample time, wise counsel, anointed with oil, and taken care of. Yet, some things were [...]

Post Divorce Struggles by Elisabeth Klein

2019-11-13T08:48:00-05:00May 26th, 2014|Elisabeth Klein|

  A lot of things have thrown me for a loop since I first began walking through my divorce but hands-down my biggest struggle has been how much I should tell my children along the way. My kids were about 12 and 13-1/2 when we began the separation process and they are now in their [...]