Advice on How to Handle Parenting Issues

Raising children is tough – and it’s many times tougher if you’re a single parent.

You’ve got to balance a busy and complicated adult life with the health and happiness of your children. Everything from getting your kid to school to finding time to run errands is harder when you don’t have a built-in support network. You have to play the roles of educator, enforcer, caregiver, comforting parent. Fortunately, you’re not alone.

Read here advice on how to handle parenting issues. This section also provides information on parenting children with special needs, homeschooling, parenting resources for all ages, and much more.

First-Born Jealousy


Question: Our first-born is showing extreme jealousy towards the new baby. He’s obviously mad at us for disrupting the predictable flow of his life with this new challenger for our attention. How can we smooth things out? Think about it: Before the baby entered your family, your toddler was ... Read More »

Taking Toddlers on Vacation


Vacations with children are no doubt a lot of fun. However when these kids are very young, the vacation could get to be a problem. While infants are easy to take on a vacation, since they sleep through most of it, toddlers can be quite a handful. Vacationing with toddlers is no doubt a prospect that ... Read More »

A Single Mother, A Few Perspectives…

Book: A Single Mother, A Few Perspectives...

... and anyone else who is a single parent a book by Mary Elizabeth Jones Are you looking for a single parent guide written by an author who understand and shares your experience? Are you a single mother by choice? Are you looking for single mother assistance or single mother help? Would you ... Read More »

Lord, Help Me I’m A Single Mother


Lord, Help Me, I'm a Single Mother is a memoir and collection of poetry about a single mother and the struggles she faced. The life of a single mother ever challenging as you must be both a mother and a father. It is nearly impossible to imagine raising children on your own, but when you have to, ... Read More »

100 Ways to Make a Grumpy Kid Smile

100 Ways to Make a Grumpy Kid Smile

As a mother, I know how it feels to see your child’s face light up with joy, glee or contentment. Unfortunately, no kid, no matter how pleasant his disposition, seems to wear that cheerful expression for long. In my book, 100 Ways to make a Grumpy Kid Smile, I provide loads of tips, advice and ... Read More »

Sleep Solutions for Single Mothers

Sleep Solutions for Single Mothers

Losing some sleep is a part of any new parent life, but true sleep deprivation can be a challenging part of a single mother life that can seem to have no end in sight. In the middle of the night, there is no one else to tend to the child except mommy and when night turn into day mommy can get pushed ... Read More »