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2001-10-09
Name: Editor Although single parenting is quite a lifetime task, there are ways to take on this responsibility.

RESPONSIBILITY: If you are a single parent, you have to take care of all the physical and emotional needs of your child.. Always take refreshing breaks from the routine and come back fresh with new ideas to groom your child better.

DECISION MAKING: Confide in your trusted relatives while taking important decisions concerning your child's future, be it education or hostel accommodation or foreign travel. But if this adds to the complications, take the decisions on your own.

SUBSTITUTE PARENTING: A single parent has to take the place of the missing parent. Make him or her your companion. Never ever poison the child's mind against the separated spouse.

YOUR OWN HEALTH: It is equally important to look after your own needs in terms of having a healthy social life. If you are working, you must come home feeling healthy and happy.

PEER PRESURE AND ITS IMPACT ON YOUR CHILD: Imagine your child on Parent's Day at the school. Prepare yourself and your child for such situations.

Are you a single parent? How do you handle your child? Share with us!
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2007-09-20
#1
Name: preeti
Subject:  Agree
I agree that single parenting is difficult . But society places the most restrictions on these peole.
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2006-10-01
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Name: trina
Subject:  where is the other parent?
I guess we here miss the point of the other parent. In case he/she is dead nothing can be done.

I belive, most of the time we miss the other parent while discussing single parenting.

It might be the case where the other parents is as much willing as the one concerned here. While the single parents try to explain n talk problems and solutions for the child, why not take the help of the other person.

Why not keep amicable and friendly relations with each other and not make it an ego issue.....where the child feels happy and secure with either of them. The more the child opens with bot the parents, his trust on relationships grows. He is more happy and relax. Its the responsiblity of both the parents. In case the oterh partner is not willing one cannot do anything. But in case anything can be done.. why not make the efforts, for the sake of the kids.

The not living parent can always take active part in the childs life by being in touch with the child. It all depends on how frndlu you two remain after separation.

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2002-02-01
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Name: vijay Kmt
Subject:  Single parenting
I feel that a woman as a single parent can manage better than a man with a few exceptions. I am a single parent with teenage children and it's my strong feeling that a mother would have been better a person to help them at this critical age.
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2001-12-21
#4
Name: Neha
Subject:  single parenting
I don't think singe parenting is a difficult task if the parent has confidence in his or herself.

Its just a mental block that the wife has to be dependant on the husband and vice-versa.

ya i do agree that the child needs the love of both the mother and father. But as and when he grows up he too will understand the facts.
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2003-09-11
#5
Name: charu
Subject:  how to tell a 9 yr. old child that his mother is d
hi
I am a independent woman working as a teacher. I fully agree with ur words but can u help me out for solving a major problem that is how should i tell my 9 yrs. old son about my divorce and till now i am staying with my parents and he thinks that my dad is his Father and as far as my mom is concerned he calls her naani. and i am staying with my parents when my son was 1 1/2 yrs. old. and now my younger sister is getting married and everyone will be there at our house, so i want that i should tell him the fact instead it comes out of anybody's else mouth
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