Articles about single parents


For Getting Kids Through College, Single-Parent Families Are Not All the Same

Last updated: 06/05/2020

Students who lived with their married birth parents were twice as likely to graduate from a selective college as students with widowed or divorced mothers. Income differences...

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The impact of Covid-19 on education – for both children and parents

Last updated: 06/05/2020

THIS August, Catherine Lido’s five-year-old will undertake that familiar rite of passage – his first day of primary one. Some of the rituals will be the same – putting on the...

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Screen Use Creates a 'Double Disadvantage' for Kids in Single-parent Families

Last updated: 05/04/2020

Data from the American Time Use Survey reveal a concerning divide across family structures, with teens in two-parent households spending significantly less time in front of...

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Children 'are going hungry' as lone-parents denied access to supermarkets

Last updated: 05/04/2020

Children have gone hungry because lone parents were denied access to supermarkets, a single-parent advocate has said. Parents are being verbally abused for bringing their...

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How to quarantine your home if you or a loved one tests positive for COVID-19

Last updated: 04/09/2020

How to quarantine your home if you or a loved one tests positive for COVID-19 It's a scenario all too many of us are facing — or will soon face.You or a loved one has a mild...

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Coronavirus Q&A: Can children visit separated parents during lockdown?

Last updated: 03/28/2020

Coronavirus Q&A: Can children visit separated parents during lockdown? 25 March 2020 • 1:19pm Save Save Our experts will be answering your questions on parenting and custody...

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Post Divorce Experiences: Become an Active Participant in Life! - Divorce Magazine

Last updated: 02/20/2020

Post-divorce is a turbulent time in one’s life. There are too many tasks and too little time to get everything done.  It takes less energy to plop down on the couch and view...

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This Is How Long It Takes New Parents to Get a Good Night's Sleep Again

Last updated: 02/07/2020

It takes six years before new parents get a good night’s sleep again, according to a new study. Because even once the night feedings end, children still wake up sick and have...

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‘If something happens to me, what will happen to my girls?’

Last updated: 01/31/2020

“The siblings are always forgotten,” says Lynn McDonald, referring to her daughter Ellie, who is 11, as we discuss Lynn’s role as carer for youngest daughter, Daisy, who is...

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How to prepare a child for the death of a parent by cancer

Last updated: 01/20/2020

How to prepare a child for the death of a parent by cancer 4th February 2019 Advice , blog It will inevitably be very difficult for children and young people when a parent is...

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