Single moms

Parenting is hard enough. But being a single mother brings with it the nearly impossible task of trying to balance work life, home life and parenting. Focus on the Family has many resources that can help make parenting a joy rather than a burden, and can help you instil a love for God and a responsiveness to Him in your children.


Frazzled yet faithful

Last Monday morning, I was cajoling my boys, Graham and Benjamin (15 and 11), to hurry up and come downstairs. Suddenly, it occurred to...

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So, you met someone special, and you think a dating relationship has potential. He even possesses most of the qualities on your list of must-haves....
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My husband, Stan, was just seven months old when his dad died, and his mother never remarried. I have often wondered, How did Stan learn to be...
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I just couldn’t raise my daughter alone! After my husband abandoned Janelle and me, leaving us with nothing, I knew I needed help. Four friends with...
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Single parenting was not a part of my dream for the future. But a few months after our 16th wedding anniversary, a doctor said, “I’m so very sorry”...
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Developing a godly family – what does that mean to me as a single mom? My intention has always been to raise children who have knowledge of Christ....
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Eleven years after her parents’ divorce, my friend’s 14-year-old daughter kindly honoured her less-than-perfect dad. A male acquaintance had asked, “...
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For 16 years, my identity revolved around motherhood. Each decision was made from a mom’s point of view. Whether it was chunky versus creamy or two-...