challenges single fathers face

Challenges Single Fathers Face and Ways to Overcome Them – a thoughtful Guest Blog on self-care from a fathers’ perspective…

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It’s well-known that women are more proactive than men in many areas resulting in greater awareness of their issues. However, let’s not forget that fathers are as integral and crucial factors in the raising of children. We all know how hard parenting is, and for single parents it’s even harder as there is no-one to pick up or take over …

developing problem solving skills

Developing problem solving skills in children

Nicole activities to do with kids, problem solving, unstructured play Leave a Comment

I recently read an article about helping kids develop their problem solving skills . It talked about problem solving as a skill that not only helps children to think more critically, it also improves their independence and, importantly, their resilience even as they move into adulthood. Tara Haelle, co-author of The Informed Parent looks ahead at young adults who are the …