It’s easy to adopt the victim mentality when you feel overwhelmed by the responsibilities of lone parenting, and it may seem like a dark and dreadful journey, but single parenting does get better.
For single parent families headed by moms, Father’s Day can bring a mixed bag of emotions. As you see families having brunch celebrating their dad’s special day, it’s hard to resist the thought of what it may be like for your kids (especially if they are boys) not to have a father to celebrate with.
After a divorce, everything will change – some to a lesser degree than others. Unless you embrace the change and expect a challenge ahead, you, as a single parent, will have an uphill battle to fight.
Some of us want what we don’t have and some of us have what we don’t want. We all have issues to complain about and we all have things we wished were different from what they really are. But, we all have things for which we can be grateful. Thanksgiving Day is the perfect time to reflect, appreciate and give thanks for our many blessings – disguised or not.