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    Single Parents Day 2021

    22nd March 2021

    Yesterday was Single Parents Day 2021, and the theme this year is Single Parent Strength. It’s definitely been a year that’s tested our resilience, but also increased it.

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  • How To Co-Parent Effectively

    22nd February 2021

    Co-parenting can be a real struggle. It may take years of work for parents to establish a successful co-parenting relationship. Fortunately, if you have not gotten to this point, there is still room for improvement.  Rather than focusing on your flaws, you can highlight the positives and strive towards resolving any conflict that you may…

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  • Are You Suffering With School Holiday Syndrome Too?

    19th August 2017

    After speaking to other parents and looking at online parent groups, I’ve noticed I’m not the only one so I’ve decided to call it School Holiday Syndrome. This is how it’s looked to me so far:

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    Single Parenting is My Super Power for #FamilySuperPowers

    3rd February 2017

    Since hearing about npower’s new #FamilySuperPowers campaign to celebrate superpowers parents can have, it’s got me thinking about whether I have any.

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  • 11 Dating Tips For Single Parents

    26th January 2017

    Getting back into the dating game after taking some time out can be hard, especially for single parents. The creator of The Love Life Agency, Charlotte Lewis, has been kind enough to share with Single Parent Pessimist her useful tips for us single parents to get back into the dating game; Some of the most…

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  • Chunk’s First Day At School!

    14th September 2016

    So two days ago we finally did it. Chunk had his first day at school and I got him there on time and with all the necessary equipment. I’ve been worrying about it a lot for the last week or so to the point it had been affecting my sleep. Watching the documentary on Channel…

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  • Single Parent Spotlight 30: Natasha

    25th August 2016

    The aim of these interviews is to show how AMAZING us working single parents are.  I want to highlight how hard, but also how rewarding being a working single parent is, and to hear how other people in my position handle the tougher times, in the hopes I learn how to be the best parent I can…

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  • The 10 Best Things about Being a Single Parent

    29th June 2016

    Recently I wrote the 10 Worst Things About Being a Single Parent, so it’s now time to tell you the ten BEST things. It’s not all bad so it’s about time us solo parents bigged ourselves up!   I’ve included quotes from some of the lovely single parents I’ve chatted to in the single parent…

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  • Confessions of a SUMMER Parent #TheGoodStuff

    23rd June 2016

    How do you cope with your kids over the summer? And by that I mean how do you HONESTLY cope with them? Just Hanging At The Park This is the last summer Chunk will attend nursery three mornings a week (yes his nursery are open all year round!) before he starts school in September. Those…

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  • Single Parent Linky 19

    17th June 2016

    This is where single parent bloggers across the world can add links to any of their recent posts to show off. It can be posts of ANY TOPIC, as it’s about showing off your favourite posts that have been published recently. All I ask is that any bloggers who add links simply comment on at…

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