Single Parents

Raising a child alone is full of challenges, for both the children and the parent. Read up on being a single parent in these articles.


Financial aid for single parents is available; you just have to apply for it. Learn whether there are education grants for single parents from this article

Single parents face day-to-day issues and experience emotions that married couples may not be able to relate to. Do some groups and programs specifically address the needs of parents who don't have partners?

Single-parent households have become more common in recent years and no longer carry the stigma they once did. But can being raised by one parent still influence how a child turns out?

If you're a single parent, you may feel that the weight of the entire household rests on your shoulders. How can you manage the workload and also get your kids involved in a positive way?

It seems everywhere you turn these days, there's an article telling you how to parent your children. And that's especially true for single parents. But how a parent raises a child is personal and unique to each family.

Raising a child with two parents is hard enough, but doing it alone might seem impossible. If you want to go back to school, however, there are special single parent grants that can help you out.

As a single parent, it can help to know others who are in your same situation and understand what you're going through. Where should you begin when trying to meet other single parents?

Your relationship as a couple is over, but your relationship as parents is not. For some, co-parenting can be a breeze -- for others, it can be a minefield. Understanding your co-parenting rights can help.