You cannot control what happens to you, you can only control how you react to it.
This blog is especially is committed to turning our loss into love, and our worry in our work as it relates to facing the odds as single parent families.
3 Defining Principles are
1. Love When Love is Not What You Have Received.
2. Help Others As You Help Yourself
3. Leave a Positive Legacy for Your Children
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Whether you’re a single mom or a single dad, being a solo parent isn’t an easy job.
Single moms often struggle with self-worth, says Stacie Poythress, president and founder of Single Parent Advocate, a nonprofit that provides training and support for families. She advises moms to surround themselves with positive people and deliberately choose their perspective, focusing on the good qualities in themselves, their families and their lives rather than comparing their situation to others. “Make a list of all the things you ARE instead of the things you’re not. All types of families can be whole, complete and fulfilled,” she says.
Moms also must take good care of themselves so they can take good care of their families. Look for low-cost, efficient ways to work out, like an online program to do when the kids are in bed, and consider a meal co-op with other moms to share cooking duties and to save time.
Single dads often encounter a lack of outside support considering men’s traditional reluctance to ask for help. Dads can also feel uncomfortable in traditionally ‘mom-dominated’ places.
Whether you’re a single mother or father, daily life can feel like walking a tightrope. Despite the seemingly superhuman effort, raising kids solo also comes with many rewards, including unique qualities it can instill in your children. The struggles, effort and devotion are worth it.