Facts About Single Parenting...
Single parenthood is really hard because you have to play the role of both parents.
Many children grew up to be successful even if they were brought up by single parents.
Here are some single parenting facts...
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, only 16% of custodial parents are fathers and approximately 84% of custodial parents are mothers.
The most common reasons aside from death of a spouse are unplanned pregnancy and broken marriages.
They will grow up to be more responsible because they are already exposed with a lot of responsibilities when they are still young in order to help his/her parent such as doing household chores.
They will learn also to be independent, good decision-makers, and the ability to handle conflicts.
Your child will grow to be a loving and caring individual especially that you get to have more bonding time spent together.
Your child will become happier than those who live with parents who just keep on quarreling. This is one of the facts about single parenting you should be aware of.
Because people understand how hard it is to raise a child alone, the family, friends, relatives, neighbours of that single parent and the community are always willing to help.
All these people will play a significant role in your child's life.
Since children from single parent families are exposed with different people at an early age and they have a big support system, they will become socially developed.
They have a high EQ (emotional quotient), thus, develop good relationships with other people.
They should also understand that children can be distressed by the divorce, separation, or loss of a parent.
It is very important that they are given love and attention so they will not develop negative feelings or behaviour.
You should be careful not to pass this negative feeling to your children. Parents who feel this way should think positively all the time and boost their confidence.
One of the facts about single parenting is that single parents have the tendency to give in to the demands of their children to show their love.
Single parents think that the separation or divorce is already a big disappointment and that giving what they want can compensate such disappointment.
Permissive parenting is not advisable because your children will not grow to be responsible and independent individuals.
One of the facts about single parenting also is that single parents tend to forget taking care of themselves because they pressure themselves to provide for their children.
They will end up being burned up. You have to understand that you have to take care of yourself so you could take care for them.
Your children need you.
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