Survival Guide for Single Parents

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How do successful single parents keep it all together? It is given that being a single parent is challenging, but there are ways to smooth the path. Psst.ph now shares with you a simple guide for single parents. Read on…

Pray

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Pray unceasingly, it works.

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Love and forgiveness

Loving oneself means forgiving oneself as well. You need to love yourself because you cannot give what you do not have.

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Acceptance

Accept the given situation with joy and gladness in your heart, and learn to look at the other side of the coin.

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Spend quality time with your child, and assure him of your love through affirmation.

Cooperation

Treat your caregiver and your household help as business partners. They do a lot of things for you that allow you time for work. Set a monthly meeting so you could update each other on the goings-on at home and the changes in your child’s behavioural patterns.

Time management

For single moms, this means combining important tasks. Run errands with your child in tow. Share the same space with your child when doing work at home. Carry a notebook with you so you can write down all your tips and ideas.

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Do not Conform, and Compete, so that you will Satisfied and Contented.

Make a list of the do’s and dont’s for your child.

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Post it all over the house to remind every one to follow these rules – for consistency in disciplining your child. Give your caregiver a ledger notebook so she could list down your child’s activities for the day.

Don’t live in the past

Move on. Focus on the present with passion and enthusiasm to reach your goals.

Enjoy

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Communicate with your child. Talk to your child like an adult, and explain why you have to work. Let your love flow so your child will never have to feel that something is missing. And pray…it really works! Life is short, let’s make it any shorter with our useless anxieties.

Vance Madrid

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