Single parents are hurting. Their stories were all very similar. I wasn’t alone. There are millions of us out here in the same boat.
Mothers and Divorce
Couples often prioritize the custody agreements during a divorce, and that’s of course very important, but the problem is that it often neglects the discussion of college. The best approach is to negotiate everything right away, and it can be revisited later but at least the foundation will be in place.
In 1972, a woman who committed adultery was considered to be an “unfit mother.” Nothing else needed to be proven against her. Faced with losing her children, this mother learned just how egregiously the law was stacked against women.
There are a lot of reasons to be hopeful after divorce. Remember, you are not alone. It’s hard not to feel isolated during this time but you should avoid dwelling on sadness or depression.
Now’s the time to be the world’s best mother. Although you may have been a good mom from the very beginning, after divorce, you need to kick your “parenting game” up a notch.
The decision to appeal a child custody decision should be carefully weighed especially when it comes to child custody cases.
Parental alienation is serious and can have a lasting negative impact on the parent-child relationship if not addressed promptly and properly.
Single mothers have the opportunity to teach their children by example. To help ensure it’s a good example, consider these six suggestions.
An ultra-orthodox woman was arrested and handcuffed to a hospital bed after refusing a religious divorce from her husband.
If your family had Mother’s Day traditions – breakfast in bed, brunch at your favorite restaurant, flowers, cleaning the house, detailing your car, etc. – both you and your kids may be feeling blue. For a stepmother, Mother’s Day can bring up feelings of unhappiness combined with hurt when the children they’re helping to raise head off to their “real” mother’s house without a backward glance.