Single Parenting 101: 10 Tips to Make Single Parenting Easier (Part One)
Single parenting is a challenging but rewarding experience. It can be difficult to juggle the responsibilities of parenting alone, but there are ways to make it easier. Here are 10 tips to help make single parenting easier.
1. Make Time for Yourself
As a single parent, it can be easy to get caught up in the day-to-day responsibilities of parenting. It’s important to make time for yourself, even if it’s just a few minutes a day. Take a walk, read a book, or do something else that you enjoy. This will help you stay balanced and give you the energy to be a better parent.
2. Ask for Help
It’s okay to ask for help. Whether it’s from family, friends, or a support group, don’t be afraid to reach out. Having someone to talk to or to help with childcare can make a big difference.
3. Set Boundaries
It’s important to set boundaries with your children. This will help them understand what is expected of them and will help you maintain control.
4. Establish a Routine
Having a routine can help make parenting easier. Establish a regular bedtime, mealtime, and other activities. This will help your children feel secure and will make it easier for you to manage your time.
5. Take Time to Connect
It’s important to take time to connect with your children. Spend time talking, playing, and doing activities together. This will help you build a strong bond and will make parenting easier.
6. Make Time for Fun
Parenting can be stressful, so it’s important to make time for fun. Take your children to the park, go on a picnic, or do something else that you both enjoy. This will help you relax and will make parenting more enjoyable.
7. Be Flexible
As a single parent, it’s important to be flexible. Things don’t always go as planned, so it’s important to be able to adjust and adapt.
8. Take Care of Yourself
It’s important to take care of yourself. Eat healthy, exercise, and get enough sleep. This will help you stay healthy and will make parenting easier.
9. Set Goals
Setting goals can help you stay focused and motivated. Set short-term and long-term goals for yourself and your children. This will help you stay on track and will make parenting easier.
10. Celebrate Your Successes
It’s important to celebrate your successes. Whether it’s a small accomplishment or a big one, take time to recognize and appreciate your achievements. This will help you stay positive and will make parenting easier.
Q: What are some tips for single parenting?
A: Some tips for single parenting include making time for yourself, asking for help, setting boundaries, establishing a routine, taking time to connect with your children, making time for fun, being flexible, taking care of yourself, setting goals, and celebrating your successes.
Q: How can I make single parenting easier?
A: Making single parenting easier can be done by making time for yourself, asking for help, setting boundaries, establishing a routine, taking time to connect with your children, making time for fun, being flexible, taking care of yourself, setting goals, and celebrating your successes.
I always remember how awful the kids were in class who were raised by single parents. I'm glad to see that YouTube is creating opportunities for them to address the issues their children create.
Thank you for this
Teenagers AND a 3 year old? God bless you!
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I'm a single mom to 5. I work full time outside the home. I really needed to hear this today. Thank you!💐
I wish my boss would say yes but I’m a nurse and doubt it
I have two boys. I am struggling so much to maintain everything. I appreciate so much hearing from people who have gone through this themselves
On point on so many levels!!! Thank you! Confirmation from God.
When does the conversation of the birds and bees enter the picture? How do you safe guard the kids from pedophiles trying to groom them? Thanks in advance!
Thank you so much for this video, I’m a mom of a 10 year old and a 1 year old both girls and I need help being a better parent
God is the answer.
Glad you are stating this, my son is 1 years old
Thank you! I really needed this today!
Girl you need a daddy😉
I am sorry tk see all these miserable lifes…
So glad I found your channel! I'm a single-mom to a toddler so that part about needing the tablet and snacks going out gave me a good chuckle. We never leave the house without them! I also want to start taking him out more – I don't want to be a hermit because I'm a single mom.
Wait I didn't recognize you with the new look. Gorgeous
OK just clicked on this video, all I see is gorgeousness!!! I'm a single mother of 1 and the struggle is real… Currently working on looking my best everyday!
Great tips 💕
When i get into an arugment with my wife i dont yell or scream i show her this video of how amazing and easy it is to be a single mother and she laughs.
GURL YOU IS F. I. N. E. LOL
Very good info Sis!
Being a single parent is definitely hard for me especially since I am also unemployed but my son makes it so worth it
You have a new subbie, your video is very helpful. I just watched before heading to work!
New single mom 3 kids all little 3,5/ 18 months and 3 months I am super scared. You are so gorgeous
Great video for all single mothers and fathers!
loving this parenting series..iv done a video or two on single parenting too. love the makeup too.you look awesome here!
Subscribed!! I heard the part you got four I need to hear this I got two boys
I was a single dad and your advice on not getting all bent out of shape about what the other parent won't do is right on point.
This was a breath of breath air to listen to (literally because I sometimes feel like I’m drowning!lol) I am a first time single mother of a 1 year old. I waited until later in life to become a mother and have had to make so many lifestyle changes it has been a shock! I have reduced my salary, all of my shopping has been for my son to make sure he is straight, and I have permanent little shadow. Your video is encouraging and it is great to here from a woman with experience.
I'm a single mother now.. And its so hard.. Thank you so much for your advice..
I’m not a single mother but I do everything for my daughters on my own. I have no free time for myself while he has 24/7 of free time since covid started. Feeling like I’m soon to be a single mother
Grrrl!! I needed to hear this. For real God bless you. You hit everything from mom guilt, stress, overwhelm, all the doubts… thank you. You really got me with the “being more then just the person that reprimands”. ❤️
Great stuff….I love being a full time single dad…I also work from home and yep being grateful is key!
Better yet its out duty to pray to our father God for his instruction. Woman will stress out trying to play a mans role. We cannot teach them without overworking yourself and worrying about filling genes Jesus already filled. Prayer with your kids and bible reading does all the wonders you can imagine.
Great tips! Love your perspective. Thank you for sharing!
Love your make up👍
I learned that prioritizing child free time within the first 3 years of their life is MANDATORY! I also learned in the 4th year of life that it’s OK to spend on yourself again and to paint your nails sometimes 🤣 thanks for the video!
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Thank you 🙏, I appreciate this video and have shared it with my adult children who have started their own families. You have confirmed some of the teachings I shared with them again I thank you… it takes a village!!! 😍
I have five kids and trying to prepare to be a single mama
As a dad, I truly believe parenting is the most important job in the world.
You nailed it. 5yrs of single parenting of boys and yes I confirm your word.
So… *here's my single mom rant* the other day, my son's father promised to see his first ever day of school, and then chose to take an extra shift at work and didn't tell me until the morning of the first day of school. Guess who ripped him a new one! I was walking past a cemetery with my son and he asked what was in there. I said "people who are asleep forever and ever and have passed away" and my son said "is my dad in there?" I was so disturbed by that that I spent an hour trying to phone his dad to make sure my son didn't think he was dead. I now know where the term dead beat dad comes from. His excuse is that he pays his child payments every month and that is his get out clause to actually spending time with his kid. That guy makes me so damn angry. I spent years chasing him for child payments and now he is paying he is using it as an excuse not to see his son 😡🤬
I really could have done with another parent on board, it's blooming hard working full time and juggling being a parent and keeping the house tidy. It sucks some days but some days are good.
Great insight..being a single mother is not easy but its a great feeling.
I could use a hug from you. 🙂 Thank you so much for this wonderful video and your wisdom!