Articles about single parents


Creative Strategies from Single Parents on Juggling Work and Family

Last updated: 05/11/2021

When it comes to handling the competing demands at work and at home, solo parents do it all — alone. While this can be an incredible challenge, it’s also an opportunity. In the...

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7 Ways to Budget with Your Co-Parent

Last updated: 04/19/2021

The mere thought of managing finances after a divorce can be frightening, to say the least. However, you don’t have to do it alone. In fact, it’s best if you budget with your...

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What’s Next for Child Care Policy? 

Last updated: 03/26/2021

Higher-income households are more likely to rely on non-parental care, while working-class families are just as likely as not to take part in any non-parental care. A massive...

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The Pandemic Has Made Women Angry

Last updated: 03/19/2021

The Atlantic The Pandemic Has Made Women Angry As Gloria Steinem said, “The truth will set you free. But first it will piss you off.” 7:00 AM ET Hulton Archive / The LIFE...

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Remote learning figures show the digital divide laid bare

Last updated: 03/18/2021

Vulnerable children have been left sharing devices or unable to afford Wifi for remote schooling during the Covid-19 pandemic, a Ferret investigation has found, prompting...

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Benefits loss for young single parents

Last updated: 03/18/2021

A reduction in benefits for young single parents under the Universal Credit system based on their age is “unfair and unjustified.” The campaign to “End the Young Parent...

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Two thirds of single parents went without food in lockdown | The Big Issue

Last updated: 02/22/2021

Single parents "work their way into debt rather than out of it" because of childcare costs, new research showed Single parents are becoming trapped in a cycle of problem debt...

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Single parents demand equality and an end to ongoing discrimination against us

Last updated: 01/23/2021

Ireland, we need to talk. There are members of our forward-thinking nation who still stigmatise and enforce discrimination against single mothers. And to move forward from the...

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Government has 'no solid plan for home-schooling'

Last updated: 01/10/2021

Frustrated parents have accused the Government of having ‘no solid plan’ for their children next week, saying connecting them to a device will not provide them with a sufficient...

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5 Things a Single Parent Can Do with Their Kids During COVID-19

Last updated: 01/08/2021

Many single parents are struggling to maintain a positive relationship with their kids during COVID-19 while trying to keep them entertained and mentally stimulated with limited...

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