ARTICLES RELATING TO SINGLE PARENTING

Solo moms: When dad works far away

2019-02-14 14:46

Parenthood is hard, full-stop. But, what if you find yourself in a long-distance relationship with a child involved? Relationship psychologist weighs in...

"My father refuses to be a part of my life, and it's like I died inside"

2018-08-13 17:05

We received a heart-felt letter from a 41-year-old mother who explains the detrimental effect her father's cold manner towards her has had on her.

Morning chaos and a single mom

2018-06-14 11:03

Nothing can prepare you for the highs, the lows and out of this world experience that is motherhood. Here is what a typical Wednesday morning is like for one single mother.

Working mom receives encouraging words from 8-year-old daughter

2017-11-23 16:09

“Those notes scribbled in crayon were just what I needed that day.”

ICYMI: Check out our top parenting stories of the week

2017-10-07 12:27

Cool birthday party ideas, viral videos, beautiful pictures and great parenting advice - check out Parent24's top stories of the week.

Juggling a career and motherhood: a Joburg scientist tells her story

2017-10-03 12:32

This working mom shares her challenges of having to balance work and motherhood, and shares a few tips on how to make it just a little easier.

Being a working mother is not bad for your children

2017-08-01 13:17

New research shows that for working mothers the benefits far outweigh the burdens.

Working moms: stop feeling guilty

2017-02-17 10:45

Do you constantly fight with yourself about whether you should be taking care of your kids or taking care of your career?

The single mom's survival guide

2017-01-25 08:31

Tips to help you make motherhood manageable

Why dads run and how to cope

2016-07-21 14:45

What happens when your baby-daddy is not doing cartwheels at the prospect of parenthood?

 

School fee exemptions made easier for single parents

2018-12-04 10:56

Being a single parent can be rather tough, but the new Supreme Court of Appeal ruling that single parents may have their application for exemption of school fees assessed on their own financial situation, and not on their and their child's other parent's combined income, could be of some help.

Single dad transforms into Spider-Man to help autistic son

2018-06-18 15:33

A dad has found the perfect way to help his autistic son calm down by transforming into a superhero.

Can single moms have balance?

2017-12-21 12:43

Can working moms juggle career and family and still find time for themselves? Finding balance needn’t be a dream.

This photographer captured just how exhausting parenting actually is!

2017-11-03 15:00

Danielle Guenther, a mom and photographer, captured exactly what parenting is like in her series Best Case Scenario and we've never related to anything more!

How moms and sisters can push new moms to work longer hours

2017-10-03 12:40

Turns out, every choice you make as a working mom has already been made for you by family and friends, and you have no idea it's happening.

"I might be a bad mom, but I have a sweet, smart, well-mannered child"

2017-08-18 15:26

Wheels24’s Janine Van der Post shares a shocking truth: She doesn’t have a set routine with her toddler. But, that doesn’t mean it’s a bad thing.

Expectations around childcare are holding women back

2017-03-09 14:01

Mothers in the work place often get the short end of the stick.

How I survived going from one kid to two

2017-02-16 15:14

The things no tells you about making the transition to a four person family.

So... you're "just a mom"

2016-08-31 11:23

Despite shifting gender roles, many full-time moms feel inadequate when evaluated against their working counterparts. These thoughts do a lot more than affects just your self esteem though.

Mom vs. Dad: know your rights

2016-03-15 11:16

Don't let the ins and outs of maintenance and visitation scare you.

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