Parenting Stories: Matilda’s Family

(Written by Alida Ragazzo via 10 months ago,  my husband and I adopted a beautiful baby boy from a wonderful young Mother named Matilda. Matilda does not have the easiest life, yet never complains or asks for anything. Today I found out that the father of her 2 children she is raising, ages 7 and 9, unexpectedly lost his life last week at age 28. My family and I are devastated for her and her family.

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The picture is of Matilda with Dan, our 6 year old daughter and I. She was pregnant with our son, Luca. It was the first time we met :)

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The Obstacles Of Being A Single Parent

single parenting quotes(Written by Richard Finn) Marriages do not often end happily. There are some couples which, at the early stage of being together, find out that they are incompatible. Oftentimes, this results in separation or divorce where the supervision of and care for the children is granted to one primary custodian (usually the mother). While this particular scenario leads to single parenthood, the early death of one partner is also a known cause of being a single parent wherein the guardianship of the kids will be under the responsibility of the surviving spouse. Because a single parent needs to fulfill the roles of two parents in a normal household scenario, single parents are known to be tough, hard working individuals. [Read more…]

Single Mums Can Have It All – How To Juggle Career, Children And A Life!

single parent family(Written by Wendy Derbyshire) Most people don’t plan to become a single mum – it’s stressful, it’s exhausting and there’s no other half to turn to when you just can’t face putting the kids back to bed one more time! But so long as you have a reliable network of family and friends, there’s no reason why you can’t get back into work this year and have it all – a fulfilling career, buzzing social life and happy children!

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Top 5 Tips For Single Parents

single parenting tips(Written by Philip Broadhead) If you’re soon to become a single parent, you might be worried about being able to cope with your child on your own.

It’s understandable, as raising a child without assistance from your baby boy or girl’s father could come with all sorts of problems.

However, there are many single parents out there who manage to successfully raise a child or children without needing too much help. There are many reasons why they do this, and here are just a few which might be worth applying to yourself when you’re expecting: [Read more…]

Overlooked Single Parenting Positives

(Written by Elle Yi) One of the positive single parenting effects on children is that when they are raised by one parent their bond and relationship with that parent is generally much superior than it would have been otherwise.

There are numerous positive single parenting effects that are often overlooked. It is essential to concentrate on being the ideal parents possible and remembering all the good that is coming out of raising your child as a single parent.

Positive single parenting deals with how to have a parenting style while taking care of yourself and adjusting to a new way relating to family. Sometimes, a mom or dad can find themselves as the main or only person in the parenting role for their children because of divorce, a difficult relationship or other reasons.

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