Autism is said to be one of the most common child development disorders. Interestingly the pressure of dealing with autism are considered so high that a large percentage of marriages involving an autistic child end in a divorce. This is the reason why in many cases mothers find themselves caring for ... Read More »
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.
The book Owenopolis follows a day in the life of an amazing boy named Owen. Owen lives in Brooklyn, NY, in a single parent home. We get an insight into Owen's world by following him through his day from the time he wakes up until he goes to sleep at night. His day is long and filled with exciting ... Read More »
As a homeless, unwed, teen mom, I often wondered if anyone could hear me. Did anyone hear me cry at night? Did anyone hear the screams? Did anyone understand my struggles? Was the pain on the outside of me as loud as it was on the inside? Would we eat tonight or go hungry - again? Overwhelmed: ... Read More »
Too much of anything is bad and this is why we need to strike a balance in our lives. As moms it is important that we help our kids maintain this same balance too. Doing homework and play are the two very important aspects of the kids growing up years and striking a balance here is crucial if the ... Read More »
Lessons in breaking the curse of the good girl-from the bestselling author of "Odd Girl Out" Girls today still pressure themselves to conform to the old, narrow paradigm of a nice, people-pleasing, rule-following, even-tempered, socially acceptable good girl, shunning the image of a rebellious, ... Read More »
Teenagers can give most parents nightmares and an argumentative teen, who will not back down is not easy to handle, especially for a single mom. Arguments are no good and just like you do not like to hang out with people who argue with you all the time, similarly your teen is going to avoid you if ... Read More »