Signs and symptoms of depression may include social isolation; feeling sad, alone or unloved; disliking one’s looks; irritability; and a sense of hopelessness.
If you see these signs in your child or teen, talk to his or her doctor.
One of every four American children today lives in a single-parent home.
And though the circumstances may vary (some parents are divorced, others are widowed, and others are single parents by choice), the reality is that solo parenting is often stressful, demanding, and hectic.
Single Parent Advocate is a non-profit organization committed to educating, equipping and empowering single parents with resources, practical assistance, emotional encouragement and social networking to better their lives, and those of their children.
We are truly blessed to have a growing base of volunteers who selflessly and passionately possess the desire to help single parent families in need.
This topic is hardly romantic but often times you have to bring up when you are free as having kids on certain days can tie up your time.
If you're raising a child on your own, you're in good company. Know how to manage some of the special challenges single parents experience and what you can do to raise a happy, healthy child.
Child rearing can be difficult under any circumstances. As a single parent, you might have sole responsibility for all aspects of day-to-day child care.
If you are a single mom or dad, there are 10 things you can do to help minimize the stress in your life -- and bring back the joy of parenting.
Parenting is tough enough when you're part of a pair; doing it solo is even harder.