RBG Podcast: Amy Fenton and Family, Hope for Single Moms

Raising Boys and Girls Podcast: Intentional Conversations

with Amy Fenton and Family

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The Raising Boys & Girls podcast is bringing you Intentional Conversations from parents and experts in the trenches! Join Sissy Goff and David Thomas this week as they visit with single mom, Amy Fenton, along with her mom and daughter. Together they offer hope for single moms and lots of ideas for sharing Jesus across generations.

Helpful Insights from the Episode

Gigi – Sandra Parker

Amy Fenton – single mom, daughter of Gigi

Jayden Fenton – 18, daughter of Amy

GG Camp

An opportunity for the cousins to connect.

A way for the kids to interact with the grandparents without going to mom and dad all the time.

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A lot of single parents start by thinking “NO, that’s not possible.” We need to start with “YES” and trust God to make it possible. Amy Fenton

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Single parenting requires an incredible amount of faith.

There are a lot of single-parent labels. Do not label yourself. 

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It doesn’t matter how much you have or don’t have. God says, “This is what I’ve given you and I want you to use it to bless others.” Amy Fenton

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Meaningful memories become milestones that are a regular part of the rhythm of life. 

Tips for Single Parents Surviving the Summer

  • Plan in advance. You cannot let Summer sneak up on you.
  • Lean on your support community.
  • Find other moms to partner with and share responsibilities with. 
  • Look at all of the things available for them to be a part of.
  • Schedule time for you to “vacation” with them, even if it’s a staycation.

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Joy is a choice and you can choose it no matter what you are going through. Jayden Fenton, 18

Patriotism consists not in waving the flag, but in striving that our country shall be righteous as well as strong. - United States

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Acknowledge that it’s hard but remind yourself that you can still choose joy.

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If you don’t know how to pray, just stop and say the name of Jesus. Acknowledge that He is there and He knows what you need. Gigi

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Amy Fenton’s Cream of Taco Soup

Number of Servings: 8 – 10

Preparation Time: 4-6 hours


1 lb of browned ground beef
1 half-pint of whipping cream (yes, I did say whipping cream)
1 lb Velveeta (I use the mild Mexican) – cube and melt in the microwave
2 cans of chili (no beans)
2 can of chili hot beans (found in the bean section, not the chili section)
1 can of Rotel


Put all ingredients in the Crock-Pot on medium heat for a few hours or low heat if cooking all day, allowing the cream to heat and thicken the mixture. Stir occasionally.

Place in a bowl and put chili cheese Fritos on top. You can top with sour cream, shredded cheese, pico, lettuce, etc . . .

It is even better reheated and it is a Halloween favorite at our house. Makes enough to share with all the neighbors.


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