Articles about single parents


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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How Families Influence a Child’s Risk of Internet Abuse

Last updated: 01/13/2020

Our research suggests that positive parenting characterized by high levels of dialogue may work as a protective factor against Internet Abuse in particular. Across 25 European...

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13 Life Lessons Dads Learned From Being Parents in 2019

Last updated: 12/19/2019

For dads, life lessons come in all shapes and sizes. Some are simple: don’t change a baby facing the wind. Others are more complex: Your moods effect your kids in ways you can’t...

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The Problem with the Culture Problem | Oren Cass

Last updated: 12/18/2019

Shorthand is convenient, but sometimes it confuses. In the game of telephone, by which ideas evolve through repetition and iteration across generations, words can take on new...

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Why do we pretend that one-parent families are no big deal?

Last updated: 12/17/2019

In the New York Times today, Christina Cross writes about “The Myth of the Two-Parent Home.” Her overall point is the single-parent homes aren’t the hellholes they’re made out...

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One in four children grow up in a single-parent family – so why is there still a stigma?

Last updated: 12/08/2019

Given that one in four children now grow up in one-parent homes and that 42% of marriages end in divorce you might expect prejudice against single parents to be a thing of the...

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