The Complete Single Mother: Reassuring Answers to Your Most Challenging Concernsby Andrea Engber, Leah Klungness
Filled with expert information and pragmatic advice, this comprehensive and practical reference explains what over twelve million single mothers need to know to overcome the challenges of daily life. This book answers the questions you may have about single motherhood but were either too busy, too afraid, or didn't even think to ask -- questions concerning custody… See more details below
Filled with expert information and pragmatic advice, this comprehensive and practical reference explains what over twelve million single mothers need to know to overcome the challenges of daily life. This book answers the questions you may have about single motherhood but were either too busy, too afraid, or didn't even think to ask -- questions concerning custody issues, managing your finances, dealing with an irresponsible ex, handling work pressures, collecting child support, and many, many more.
This book offers solutions for changing families, showing you how to help your children through divorce, build self-esteem, find male role models, and how to respond to tough questions like "Where's Daddy?"
And The Complete Single Mother doesn't forget your child's most important asset -- You! With creative thinking, planning, and The Complete Single Mother, you can not only raise happy, healthy, and productive children, you can retain your sanity -- and maybe even your sense of humor!
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I found The Complete Single Mother to be an important work that enables a clear understanding of the single mother's experience and how being a single mother colors her relationships with others. The latter point is important to me because, as a single man who could consider making a commitment to a single mother, I am interested in knowing about how a single mother effectively manages her relationships with her child or children and her boyfriend, as well as her own needs within those relationships. Such an understanding, which Dr. Klungness presents lucidly and thoroughly, lays the groundwork for a meaningful relationship based on empathy and trust. I also found the information on Dr. Klungness' website similarly helpful. Five stars for sure.
I bought this when I was 6 months pregnant (and abandoned) and 6 years later, it is still read often! It has every question answered for every situation you may be in and it deals with events that could happen from conception to when your child becomes an adult. I even bought a copy for my mother when she went through her second divorce! This is a great book to help all of us single mom's out there grow brave, stand strong and unite!!!!!
No one ever wants to 'fly solo' in parenting. But, if we must, why not be totally prepared? Get this book and keep it for future problems and successes. It's all here - just read it and stay tuned.
I was given this book when I found out I was having a baby alone. It has great sections on everything a single mom needs to know. I have enjoyed the infomation and would recommend it to ALL Single Moms.
This book is a must have for any single mother! Very informative and the best resource i've found yet!