Relationships

Dating can be challenging in the best of circumstances. Add children, an ex-spouse or partner, and trust or commitment challenges, and you have an uphill battle at times. However, it does not have to be as treacherous as it seems. You also do not have to enter the dating world until you are absolutely ready. […]
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, […]
Introduction The most difficult part of moving on after a divorce is learning to deal with the issues related to the kids that have typically been joint decisions with your former husband. Even though you are now individually raising the kids on your own, you and your ex will still need to communicate on issues […]
The dating scene is bad enough out there. Don’t get me wrong, there are a lot of great people to meet, but it takes a while to sift through them all. The dating experience is so time-consuming and as we all know, time is a scarce resource even more so for single parents. But I […]
When you’re parenting on your own, you need to be a jack of all trades and a master multi-tasker. There isn’t enough time in the day to do everything and you may find yourself exhausted. If your kids are young, it takes a lot of physical energy to keep up with their dynamic, vibrant personalities […]
So your ex-spouse may have set you back financially and left you emotionally drained from the divorce. But, when the recovery is all said and done, there are many reasons to celebrate Single Parenthood. Sure, people say it’s tough but the kind of experience you have is what you make it. Seeing the challenges as […]
As a hip and swinging “single”, our social circle may have been much larger, our physical energy more abundant, our money more disposable and our time more flexible. Since our induction into family life, we have little to no time at all for maintaining friendships let alone spending time for yourself. With a majority of […]
With the new age of technology and the plethora of dating sites, even some catered to single parents, it seems almost possible to date once again without cutting too much into your regular jam-packed single parent schedule. It is not easy to be a dating single parent. Aside from the standard process of trying to […]
So you may not look like the sexy thing you used to be before you had kids, but now that you’re a swingin’ single mom, who says “single moms can’t have fun”. You’ve unselfishly laboured and toiled after the kids 24/7 and your world revolved around them for some time. There may be lots of […]