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Smart Money for Single Parents
Check out these tips from finance guru Kara Stefan, single mom and author of "Head of Household: Money Management for Single Parents." (read the story...)

10 Tips for Stepfamily Sanity this Holiday Season
Wednesday Martin, Ph.D., author of "Stepmonster: A New Look at Why Real Stepmothers Think, Feel, and Act the Way We Do," offers ten tips for stepfamilies to make this holiday season a smoother and more enjoyable one for everyone. (read the story...)

Dating with Children
Internet dating, hookups, blind dates, and the odd booty call -- how does this cornucopia of dating delights mesh with your role as a mom and caregiver to your kids? (read the story...)

Pacing Your Child's Day
Between long school days, homework, extra curricular activities, and family time, there's not much wiggle room left. So how do you know when your child's schedule is too packed or too empty? (read the story...)

Accidents and Anger
It is normal to feel angry when your child accidentally or carelessly breaks or ruins a precious object. However, an impulsive expression of anger will likely cause your child to feel guilty with no way to correct the situation. (read the story...)

Raising an Emotionally Intelligent Child
Over the past decade or so, research has shown that a child’s emotional quotient (EQ) is just as — if not more — important as IQ for his or her success. So where do we start? (read the story...)

Single Parenting : Kids in the Middle
Divorce is stressful for a family. If there are children involved, the situation is even more heartbreaking. (read the story...)

When Divorce Moves on to Dating
With divorce rates over 50 percent, chances are a parent will start dating and considering new relationships while their children are still in the home. (read the story...)

Balanced Moms: make it happen!
It’s a pretty well known fact: Moms are pulled in many directions and their to-do lists almost never get completely crossed off. (read the story...)

Making a U-Turn on Marriage and Motherhood
Sometimes, divorce can be the perfect catalyst for reinvention. For Nyack native, Terry Martin Hekker, an unexpected split after 40 years of marriage led her to face her fears, find a new path, and change her philosophy about working motherhood. (read the story...)

After divorce...Surviving the Holidays
Divorce. I have been there and done that, along with 19 million other adults in this country. Although it has lost some of its stigma over the years, divorce hasn't lost any of its heartache. As a divorced parent, nothing is more heartbreaking than watching the impact of divorce on your children. They are usually the last to know, and the most affected. (read the story...)

From Negative to Positive: Three Attitudes toward Change
Single parents seem to be prone to a myriad of negative experiences and attitudes — usually because of how they come about their single parent status. Anyone acquiring the role because of divorce, death or unexpected pregnancy comes to single-parenthood with a certain amount of negative imbalance. (read the story...)

Dating Again: Where Do the Kids Fit In?
The excitement of developing new relationships with men was somehow dampened by the sense that I was a parent burdened with astronomical responsibilities — and that I was 10 times more cynical than I had been 15 years prior! Nevertheless, dating and socializing were important ingredients on my journey of post-divorce personal growth. But once I eased back into the dating scene, I realized there were many questions about how to integrate this part of my life with the parental role that dominated my existence. (read the story...)




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