No matter how you slice it, it's a stressful job, and the hours stink. But the rewards? Phenomenal. Credit: Getty Images
I am the single father of an autistic teenager.And I mean single. I am all alone here. My son's mother...As parents, we should appreciate what we have rather than whining about what we don't.
Credit: Getty Images MIAMI (AP) - One in four children in the United States is being raised by a single parent - a percentage that has been on the rise and is higher than other developed countries, according to a report released...The percentage of kids being raised by a single parent is significantly higher in the U.S. than in other countries.
Teaching your child self-control now can mean a healthier future. Credit: Getty
Grating as they may be, most of us are inclined to brush off our preschoolers' tantrums as inconsequential, knowing they'll grow out of it one day.We...A study finds kids who had poor self-control were more likely to have problems as adults.
Illustration by Dori Hartley "We don't have to add more bling to the tree," says my mother. "Uh, yes, we do," I say. "God gave the world Christmas trees for the express purpose of blinging. It's in Genesis. I'm sure of it." ...Once, before the divorce, there was a papa bear here, decorating with us. Now, decorating the tree is a girls-only activity.
Kathy Kingston and her daughter, Noreen, began creating new holiday traditions when Noreen was a toddler. Credit: Kingston family photoAs a single mom, Kathy Kingston says she strives especially hard to create the magic of the holiday season for...For many single parents, traditional holiday celebrations are a thing of the past, and they are trying to create new magical moments of peace and joy that bind their new version of family together.
Zoey Gilbert, 18, is about to graduate Ventura High School where her mother Cyndi Gilbert commenced 18 years ago. Credit: Karen Quincy Loberg, vcstar.comEighteen years ago, 17-year-old Cyndi Gilbert walked with her classmates to receive her...
The songs of Catherine MacLellan may sound soft, but they carry a big emotional wallop. The Prince Edward Island-born singer/songwriter has been compared to Joni Mitchell. She shares with that legendary performer an expressive and lyrical...
Sarajane Fillmore is the owner of Planet Kid, a successful kids' clothing boutique located in Toronto's hippest neighbourhood, Roncesvalles Village. Her store is home to a wealth of fabulous Canadian kidswear designers, including herself. She also...