Single parents often struggle with transitioning from being “single” to incorporating new “love interests” into their life with the kids. Knowing when and how to introduce them to the new person can be challenging. The balance in the new relationship can be concerning for children and parents. If the new significant other also has children, […]
Homeschooling intentionally can be a fantastic way to ensure that your child receives the curriculum that you want them to have. On the other hand, if you had no intention of being a homeschool parent, being thrust into having your children learn at home can be challenging. While you want your child to be safe […]
All parents want to raise self-confident, self-sufficient children. However, for single parents, it can seem like you are always struggling just to keep up. Whenever possible, enlist the help of the other parent – yes your ex. Assuming you have a good relationship with him or her, as part of your co-parenting process, you both […]
Let’s face it: Life can be hectic, and we can’t always make fitness a priority.  Sure, it sounds great to have the freedom to hit the gym for an hour every day, but that’s not possible for most single parents who run on a tight schedule. Plus, if we take into account the monetary investment […]
COVID has had quite an impact on our young people. From missing grad to missing summer vacations, it’s been a difficult year full of emotional and social challenges for our teens. Now, even the 2020-2021 school year will not be a seamless process for them as well. For example, they are not going to be […]
School classrooms have certainly changed over the last few months, and they are not likely ever going to be the same. Change is hard. Children, especially, tend to struggle with the change of environments that they do not understand. A pandemic can be challenging for the smartest adults to understand, much less elementary-aged children. Returning […]
In North America, 64% of school-aged kids experience bullying in some form or another at some point in their lifetime. It’s devastating to experience this not only for your child but also for the parents who feel helpless. Bullying is intentional tormenting in physical, verbal, or psychological ways. It can range from hitting, shoving, name-calling, […]
Introduction When divorce or separation happens and both parents plan to be actively involved with raising their kids, you have no choice but to negotiate with your ex-spouse. The conflicts and disagreements that may have arisen during the separation process can make the co-parenting negotiation process even more difficult for all parties involved. But remember, […]