Articles about single parents


Single Parents: How to Look After Your Mental Health

Last updated: 09/12/2020

Parenthood can be demanding and stressful for anyone, and that’s doubly true for single parents. Many single parents feel like they cannot go on holiday or enjoy some personal...

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Working mothers are quitting to take care of their kids, and the US job market may never be the same

Last updated: 08/23/2020

America's parents are going through a year of tough choices, and it isn't getting any easier. With the school year starting, many have to choose between their jobs and staying...

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Can both parents claim the single person child carer tax credit?

Last updated: 08/19/2020

I am wondering if unmarried fathers are entitled to tax credits for their dependent children? I don’t live with the mother and assume she is already claiming dependent child tax...

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Why a Child Allowance is Preferable to Subsidized Child Care

Last updated: 08/15/2020

A recent survey conducted by Demographic Intelligence found that among women who ever intended to have more children, the cost of child care was one of the largest concrete...

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How a Personality Is Made: A Review of The Origins of You

Last updated: 08/13/2020

In The Origins of You, the authors erred a little too far on the side of keeping things simple for a general audience. If you’re fascinated by the question of why people turn...

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The Pandemic Is Changing My Mind About Having Kids

Last updated: 08/09/2020

Culture The Pandemic Is Changing My Mind About Having Kids As I entered my early 40s, I started exploring the possibility of having a child on my own. And then the coronavirus...

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Disentangling the Effects of Family Structure on Boys and Girls

Last updated: 08/07/2020

What are the mechanisms that cause children growing up with a single parent to be more likely to get in trouble in school? Here are some of the well-known risks for children...

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What a Child Allowance Like Canada’s Would Do for Child Poverty in America

Last updated: 07/25/2020

What a Child Allowance Like Canada’s Would Do for Child Poverty in America What a Child Allowance Like Canada’s Would Do for Child Poverty in America July 21,...

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How Do the Children of Immigrant Parents Perform in School?

Last updated: 07/11/2020

Another factor contributing to the success of students with immigrant parents is that their parents have extremely high expectations about how far their offspring will go in...

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Revealed: hidden costs of a day out for single-parent families

Last updated: 07/09/2020

Zoos, theme parks and gardens are all guilty of discriminatory and unfair ticket prices, say campaigners calling for urgent rethink A group of solo mothers is calling on zoos,...

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