“Being a single parent is not a life full of struggles, but a journey for the strong. ” - Meg Lowrey -
Parenting after Divorce
Parenting can be challenging regardless of whether you are married or alone; let alone the demands and stress of raising a child on your own as a single parent. We understand that juggling work and child care can be financially difficult especially when you have no or limited support and resources. Nevertheless, you can still be a good and nurturing parent for your child with the help of tips from this article: Single parent? Tips for raising a child alone.
It breaks your children’s hearts to see both parents having conflicts and being hostile to each other. Therefore, it is important to model for your children to be polite and gracious in your interactions with your ex-spouse. Watching you being friendly to your ex-spouse can reassure children and teach them a life-skill that will go a long way
Remember and remind yourself of this:
Q: What should you and your ex-spouse do to ensure your children fare best in divorce?
A: Children who fare best in divorce have parents who continue to communicate on co-parenting issues, placing their children’s needs above their own desire to avoid the ex-spouse.
Even after the divorce, you and the other parent still have the duty of parenting your children. This should remain a priority for both of you. Read on to find out how to co-parent with your children’s best interests in mind.
Despite the challenges, it is possible to develop a cooperative and amicable working relationship with your ex-spouse for the welfare of your children. Believe in yourself that you have the strength and ability to help your children through the difficult transitions. Make it a priority to work on your relationship with your ex-spouse.
YOU CAN. Here’s how.