Single Parents

We Don't Value Fathers Enough And It's Harming Our Kids

Ike Awgu | Posted 08.12.2014 | Canada Living
Ike Awgu

Sunday, June 15 is Father's Day -- the one day of the year when the mainstream media and much of the public pretend to actually value fatherhood and the role of a father in the modern family. For the remaining 364 days, the role of fathers in the family is discounted, downplayed, taken for granted or seen as optional. Fathers are attacked by a court system that unfairly and disproportionately refuses them custody of their children. Attacked by the media that all too often, and wildly out of proportion to reality, portrays them as bumbling, villainous or incompetent.

10 Ways to Keep Children Happy During a Divorce

BabyPost | Posted 06.26.2013 | Canada Living
BabyPost

It is not news that divorce rates are on the rise. Single parent and blended families have become the norm in recent years. Divorces are never easier, even more so when children are involved and tend to affect children the hardest. Tammy Daughtry, CEO of Co-Parenting International and Co-Parenting Coach has advice to ease the divorce process on your children.

How Single Parents Can Keep Their Kids Safe From Bullying

masalamommas | Posted 05.21.2013 | Canada Living
masalamommas

All across the country, we're hearing and seeing incidents that involve bullying at an alarming rate. As a parent of children coming from a hostile environment, like divorce, I have a fairly different set of responsibilities in addition to the traditional safe-guarding of our children.

This Family Day, Don't Play Games with Your Children

Deborah Moskovitch | Posted 04.17.2012 | Canada Living
Deborah Moskovitch

Single parent households, blended families, same-sex families, cohabiting families. There so many more configurations that I haven't even mentioned. But when you're divorced and single, the expression "family day" suddenly takes on a very new meaning. 

A Suprising Secret to Straight As

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 11.01.2011 | Canada Living

Being active in their children's lives is one goal most parents work hard at every day, and a new study suggests good news for dads who spend hours on...