Balancing Back to School Schedules for Single Parent Families

January 31st, 2018 by Stacie Poythress

The sun is shining, the birds are chirping and school is almost back in session! For a lot of parents, kids going back to school is an exciting time. You get more time to take care of your personal needs/schedule/work, it’s a little quieter around the house, and you’re not having to figure out what your kids will be doing from 8-4 every day. With this excitement though, there is also the struggles! Getting your kids to go to bed earlier, wake up earlier, making sure homework and projects …

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Re-defining Self Care for the Single Parent

January 31st, 2018 by Stacie Poythress

Airplane flying 101.

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Time and Single Parents: Something to consider on Mother’s Day and Father’s Day

January 31st, 2018 by Stacie Poythress

Time is fleeting, especially for single parents – and their kids. Single moms and dads work both ends against
the middle with time and money in a valiant effort to give their children more than they can truly provide alone. In fact, if you break it down, this effort causes a certain amount of self-neglect. Many single parents go without self-care:

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Valentines Day Begins with YOU! Single Families Can Overcome and Learn to Love Anew!

January 31st, 2018 by Stacie Poythress

Often for Valentines, I remind parents (and myself) to focus
on the love of God, the love of Family, the love of Friends and the Love of our
Children – not just romance. It just seems that on this holiday,
there is so much focus on romantic love that families need to be reminded that
that is not the only kind of love to celebrate! Romantic love is great,
don’t get me wrong, but, it seems to come and go in many of our lives. At
Single Parent Advocate, we used to do a Vale…

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Before Anything Can Get Better, You Have to Believe It Can Get Better

January 31st, 2018 by Stacie Poythress

 

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Single Parent Families Struggle Alone – But Also Struggle in Similar Ways

January 31st, 2018 by Stacie Poythress

If you are a single parent, or if you are considering supporting a single parent family, please know this is one of the most meaningful things you can do. Below are some of the real challenges of life as a single parent in America today.

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Successful Single Parenting: 7 Perspectives that will help Single Parent Families be Happier & Healthier Inside and Out

January 31st, 2018 by Stacie Poythress

Self Awareness – Success is Unique to YOU and Your family.

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Successful Single Parents Use Resources to Help Themselves & Their Children

January 31st, 2018 by Stacie Poythress
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The Effects of Unintentional Child Abuse (Neglect)

January 31st, 2018 by Stacie Poythress

For Single Parents by Cederick Tardy

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Surviving the Holidays as a Single Parent Family

January 31st, 2018 by Stacie Poythress

It’s difficult not to feel the holidays – the decorations, the carols, and the inundation of sales everywhere. But perhaps your journey into singlehood is leaving you feeling more like The Grinch; the lack of funds, multiple life changes, and children who may still be reeling from loss or divorce, may cause difficulties for this “jolly” time of year that weren’t present before. Since your life is “beginning anew” it’s important to dawn some new perspectives regarding the holidays as well.

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