Good Enough Parenting

The Ugly Truth About Being a Single Parent...

2016-05-29

Becoming a single parent (I have been my childrens primary caregiver for 6 years now) is akin to taking on the role of a CEO with no deputy, one for which there is no brief, no gui...

Anxiety or Aggression? When Anxiety in Children Looks Like Ange...

2016-05-24

Anxiety happens when a part of the brain, the amygdala, senses trouble. When it senses threat, real or imagined, it surges the body with hormones (including cortisol, the stress ho...

5 Signs You are Not Ready to Date a Single Parent...

2016-05-17

One (and a difficult one) example of the best interest of your child, is dating after a divorce or breakup. Here are some information....

Mood Disorders in Teens Is Not Normal Moodiness...

2016-05-06

There is a difference between a mood disorder in a teenager and teenage moodiness. It’s normal for teens to be moody for an appropriate reason. The reason might be a breakup, gro...

How to Ask For Help & Build Your Own Support Network...

2016-04-27

As a single parent, you may be on your own, but that does not mean that you have to do everything by yourself. There are lots of people around you who would be willing to lend a h...

Is a bad mood contagious?...

2016-04-25

Psychologists call this phenomenon emotional contagion, a three step process through which one persons feelings transfer to another person. The first stage involves nonconscious mi...

Do and Donts: False Allegations of Child Abuse...

2016-04-20

As public awareness of child abuse increases, more and more reports of possible abuse are being made. Conscientious reporters are taking the necessary first steps to protect childr...

Hear the voice of a real child...

2016-04-16

My motto in life is to not let your past define your future....

Exercise Is ADHD Medication...

2016-04-16

The number of ADHD prescriptions increased from 34.8 to 48.4 million between 2007 and 2011 alone. The pharmaceutical market around the disorder has grown to several billion dollars...

Signs You are Making Your Divorce Bitter...

2016-04-14

We all know it takes two to tango. It also takes two to untango. Divorce would definitely be considered an untango. As you can imagine, the untangoing is always the worst part. The...