Coping With The Stress Of Being A Single Parent

Being a single parent can be a huge responsibility that leads to excessive stress. This is often compounded by problems that come up unexpectedly and not dealing with stress that already exists. As a single parent, how can you ensure that you deal with the stress you already have, so that you won’t reach the highest pressure point? There are a few methods that work, but before you employ them, you need to consider what causes you stress and how you can avoid those things. When you are a single parent, you alone take on the responsibilities of running a home and raising your children. That … [Read more...]

Honoring Single Mothers on Mother’s Day

This short article is simply about honoring single mothers on Mother's Day. Mother's Day can be hard for single moms to cope with, but there are things that you and your children can do to get through the day easily. Remember that you deserve a celebration and that you need to take the time to honor yourself. Things to Do on Mother's Day Mother's Day, as we have mentioned, can be a very difficult day indeed for single mothers to handle. Here are some ideas about what to do on the day so that you can handle it a little better. Don't let Mother's Day go unrecognized in your home, … [Read more...]

Tips for Finding the Best Counseling for Single Mothers

Being a single mother can be stressful. There is no shame in admitting it. There are a lot of demands on your time and resources and you put under a lot of stress and pressure on a daily basis. There are a number of ways to cope with this, but most people agree that you should talk about your challenges rather than keeping them bottled up inside. Speaking with a therapist offering counseling for single mothers could be one way to do this. Below are some tips for finding the best therapist or counselor our there to help you get through this difficult time. There is a stigma against going … [Read more...]

Everybody needs sleep, especially single parents

Sleep is essential to health, and so for seven or eight hours per day we go into a profoundly different state, a system shutdown. Go without proper sleep, have your sleep affected, or worse still miss a night's sleep and you're sure to turn into a lesser version of yourself. But how much do we really know about sleep, why do we need it and what happens while we have our nightly shuteye? See how many of the following sleep-related facts you knew: During a normal night's sleep, there are five different stages of sleep, and each of them is quite different from the other four When we are … [Read more...]

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