The Single Parent's Almanac
Real-world Answers to your Everyday QuestionsBook - 1996
The round-the-clock job of handling it solo can leave single parents exhausted, frustrated, and irritated. Here to help is The Single Parent's Almanac, which addresses practical and emotional issues related to single parenting. Author Linda Foust shows parents how to balance their children's needs with their own desires, responsibilities, and goals. A comprehensive, easy-to-use guide, The Single Parent's Almanac offers smart advice and sound solutions for building a happy, healthy family on your own. This unique resource provides life preservers for desperate parents who need some guidance in the areas of: • Balancing their own needs -- the best gift for a child is that a parent be happy and functional. • Surviving the holidays -- dealing with the emotions of grief and disappointment over loss of family and or traditions • Dating, new relationships, and sex -- from fantasy fun to reality • Running the household smoothly on a budget, even while working full-time • Building bridges of communication and respect between parent and child • Talking with kids about money, sex, drugs, and other tough topics • Developing a positive, loving parent-child bond The Single Parent's Almanac offers not only sound parenting advice, but good advice for life. Parents are more than just parents, they're people with important needs as well. Before you reach your breaking point, turn to The Single Parent's Almanac for the support, answers and assistance you need! About the Author Linda Foust is a single parent, single parent activist, attorney, and contributor to numerous parenting magazines and newsletters. She lives with her son in Oakland, CA.
Publisher: Rocklin, Calif. : Prima Pub., c1996
Characteristics: xxxvi, 427 p