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Be a Great Single Parent offers a step-by-step, sensible and jargon-free guide to all the things that most concern you as a single parents, from what it means emotionally, how to cope with the practical realities day-to-day, and how to socialize with other parents like you and benefit from the many support networks available. There is plenty of expert emotional support and useful advice for fathers, mothers and other family members whatever your domestic situation, and further resources throughout.
Parenting is a blessed, but challenging, vocation--even in a home with two parents. Those who find themselves parenting alone, whether from divorce or separation, the death of a spouse or the lengthy absence of a partner, have a daunting mission. How can you make time for handing on the faith when there are bills to pay, a house to clean, clothes to wash and a thousand other demands on your time? "When You Are a Single Parent tackles this important question with practical advice for doing it all without forgetting why you are doing it. Jeanne Hunt offers specific ideas to help you create a support network, set limits and priorities, plan household tasks and celebrate family moments. Use her insights to transform your home from a battlefield where the war for your time is fought to a spiritual sanctuary. Rather than another set of obligations to fulfill, your faith can be a powerful ally in creating a happier, healthier home.
Parent effectiveness training for mothers: With the changing social dynamics in the society, it is only natural to expect motherhood to progress and develop. In today's world, single moms are not only a common but also an encouraging phenomenon. This allows single women the autonomy to create their own families. On the flipside, there is an overall lack of proper guidance on being a single mother, which is frustrating and disappointing. Single parenting can be tricky, especially if you are not in it by choice. If you have had a spouse or a partner who helped you with raising the kids, but circumstances force you to do the job on your own, then it can be frustrating and extremely demanding. This is why 'Parenting for Single Mothers: Being a Good Mom and Raising Great Kids' is an ideal guide for single mothers. Through this book, you can learn the best possible emotional, financial and social setting to bring up healthy and smart children. You will learn: - How to be prepared as a single mother parent. - Being a great parent at every stage in your child's life. - How to deal with the issue of absent parent from your child/children's life. - Tips, suggestion for running yours household efficiently and within your budget. - Dealing with financial security and financial needs of your child/children. - Introducing the new man in your life to your child/children
With Judy Blume-like honesty and insight, this sequel to Anatomy of a Boyfriend is about life after first love--romance, sex, friendship, family, and the ups and downs of life as a single girl.
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High school is hard when you're invisible. Fiona McClean hates her family, has had to move to a new school and seems to be completely invisible to the boy she likes. So far so normal, right? But Fiona really is invisible. She doesn't even know what colour her own hair is. Born into a world where Cold War anti-radiation pills have caused genetic mutations, Fiona is forced to work for her mind-controlling mobster father as the world's most effective thief. When her father announces she must become a murdering assassin, Fiona and her telekinetic mother make a break for freedom. Running to a small Arizonian town, Fiona finds that playing at 'normal life' with a mother on the edge, a brother she can't trust, and a boy who drives her crazy is as impossible as escaping her father.
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