Guidance on Parenting Alone – My Interview on The Mother Company
An interview with Sue Atkins
The percentage of US births to unmarried women, increasing since the 1940s, has surged in recent years, according to the American Community Survey. Pew Research reports the number of single fathers has increased from 300,000 in 1960, to over 2.6 million in 2011.
It seems more and more parents are raising kids solo whether from choice or circumstances out of their control.
How best can single parents cope with the demands of meeting their children’s and their own personal needs?
What kind of expectations are reasonable for single parents to set for how they care for their children?
UK parenting expert, Sue Atkins, shares her insight to support parents that belong to this rising trend. — Laurel Moglen, Managing Web Editor, TMC