Monday, September 25, 2017

6 Simple Tips for Lonely Moms

Many single moms feel stressful and lonely raising their child. In this article we will give some useful tips for single moms. If you want to read more interesting articles about parenting and raising children, visit our blog Of course, it's not so easy to be a single parent, but you should manage your life and look forward for better. Most of the lonely moms feel stressful about two main things: money and making decisions. Women can feel guilty they didn't make a family they wanted to have, and they also are worried about their future is undefined. Needless to say it's normal to feel anxious about these things, but you shouldn't be involved in the problems all time. Here are some good tips each single mom can read and apply to feel better:
  1. Take care of yourself: eat healthy food, make exercising, rest and sleep enough. Your child needs a happy and healthy mom, but not a stressful and nervous woman that is getting angry every minute because she is not able to do all things she planned for today. Relax and focus on your child, send time together and play. You can take a nap while your baby is sleeping, and there is nothing bad in that you will clean the kitchen later.
  2. Manage your time correctly: don't plan too much for the day, but make sure you have planned your every hour. You will be able to finish all planned things in time and go to bed early. This simple idea will also help to discipline your child.
  3. If you are a working single mom, it means you don't have a lot of time to cook on weekdays. Prepare meals on weekend and freeze them, it will be easy to warm up the food in the microwave.
  4. You may start to think that if you are a single mom, you should do everything alone. But it's not true because you can't do it all yourself. Don't hesitate to ask for help your family and close friends; they will be glad to babysit your child while you are having time on your own making something you enjoy. You deserve for a break and you shouldn't be a full-time mom.
  5. Don't try to focus on things you can't control: for example, if the child's dad says he wants to see a baby, but he doesn't show up, it's not your problem. You shouldn't blame yourself because it's his issues and you wouldn't be able to force him to visit a child. Focus on other things you keep under control.
  6. Be honest and open with a child: you are not alone going through this problem, but your little son/ daughter is doing this too. Try to talk to your child honestly, explain things simple and answer his or her questions. Your child will discover there are a lot of children who live in full families, but there are some children who have only a mom or a dad.


1 comment

1AlwaysNYC 1 said...

I think these are helpful strategies to keep stress at a minimum.

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