Posts Tagged ‘single parenting’

Single Fatherhood

  HAPPY FATHER’S DAY TO ALL THE DADS OUT THERE!   Single Fatherhood is not discussed as much as single motherhood. In some aspects, single fatherhood is more difficult because all the help out there for single parents is geared towards mothers. You can walk into any bookstore and find 100’s of books about being…

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Parenting Styles: Which One are You?

Psychologists have long studied how parents affect their child’s development. Finding actual cause-and-effect links between the actions of parents and future behavior of children is very difficult, however. As a parent, your approach to how you raise your child is as unique as you. People cannot just wake up and be a different person because…

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An Inside Guide to Single Parenthood

I am Single Parent to a 9-year-old boy. I don’t fit the stereotype of an African-American single mom. I’m 3x college educated, his dad is active in his life, we co-parent well, we do not depend on government assistance, and we are independent. What has helped is having friends and family support us in raising…

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Helping Kids of Divorced Parents Survive the Holidays

  Holiday season is here! These festive holidays, such as Thanksgiving and Christmas, can be exceedingly difficult for children and their parents after divorce. How you handle the holidays in your new family dynamic is important to figure out so that you are not simply on auto-pilot and expecting the holidays to be as they…

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The Role of Stepparents

When one out of two marriages ends in divorce, and 75% remarry, stepfamilies are not an uncommon occurrence anymore. Establishing a stepfamily or blended family can be a challenge, but the challenges depend on the people involved. There are many good things about having a stepfamily, like extra nurturing and security, but there are problems…

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The Truth of Single Fatherhood

Single Fatherhood is not discussed as much as single motherhood. In some aspects, single fatherhood is more difficult because all the help out there for single parents is geared towards mothers. You can walk into any bookstore and find 100’s of books about being a single mom, how to live as a single woman and…

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