Child protection workers ‘don’t shrug it off in the car on the way home’

Child protection workers ‘don’t shrug it off in the car on the way home’

When Paul Harrison was growing up in north Dublin, he could hear the Artane Boys Band rehearsing from the family’s back garden. His mother used to tell him the source of that...

7 Important Travel Tips for Single Moms Traveling With Kids

7 Important Travel Tips for Single Moms Traveling With Kids

Important Travel Tips for Single Moms Traveling With Kids – As a single parent, one of the most difficult things you may have to do is travel by yourself with your child....

How Do You Help the Single Dads in Your Church?

How Do You Help the Single Dads in Your Church?

How Do You Help the Single Dads in Your Church? When many people think “single parent” they automatically think of the single mom. While single moms do make up the majority of...

Ending the inequality faced by young parents begins with us all

Ending the inequality faced by young parents begins with us all

Among the many flaws of Universal Credit, one of its lesser publicised quirks is that it removes an exemption for single parents under 25 years which had enabled them to be paid...

Creative Strategies from Single Parents on Juggling Work and Family

Creative Strategies from Single Parents on Juggling Work and Family

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...

7 Ways to Budget with Your Co-Parent

7 Ways to Budget with Your Co-Parent

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...

What’s Next for Child Care Policy? 

What’s Next for Child Care Policy? 

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...

The Pandemic Has Made Women Angry

The Pandemic Has Made Women Angry

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...

Remote learning figures show the digital divide laid bare

Remote learning figures show the digital divide laid bare

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...

Benefits loss for young single parents

Benefits loss for young single parents

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...

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

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

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...

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

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

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...