Any single parent will agree there’s a lot of responsibility as the custodial parent raising children. At times it feels impossible and too often unappreciated, but when all is said and done the rewards far outweigh the challenges. I’m here to offer ideas, tried and true techniques and emotional support on your journey of parenting.
From the day your child is born they are dependent on you, as a parent to support, guide, teach and inspire them until they can become self-sufficient as an adult. That’s a huge responsibility! I often wonder why parenting courses aren’t mandatory, but then pregnancy isn’t always planned, is it?
If you are the custodial parent and your ex has regular visitations the more organized and routine you can be the easier the transition is for your children. I understand as a single parent who is responsible and prepared you feel you do all the work and still things are difficult. It’s true you may [...]
There is nothing worse than the school yard bullies. The truth is most of them are very insecure when alone and choose to surround themselves with similar “buddies” in order to protect their lack of confidence. The other truth is that they are feeling in lack of love and believe bullying is the only way [...]
Feeling overwhelmed, lacking energy and letting your emotions get the best of you? I can totally relate.
The news is bleak if you listen to the media. People across North America are being laid off every day. Essential services like health care, child care, education are being slashed like crazy. If you felt secure in a government position because it was a union job, think again. You are over-qualified and unemployable. Even [...]
As mentally overwhelmed you may sometimes feel listening to your children when they have something important to tell you may be time sensitive. If you aren’t listening it could be too late later. < ?php the_excerpt(); ?>