independence

Parenting Young Adults by Nicole Smith – Single Mum, Parents Article

With recent events, I have seen a slew of helpful resources for parents of young children who have transitioned to working from home and how to adjust. However, parents of young adults, especially those 18 – 22, are overlooked even though we have a unique set of challenges. Having to navigate through this pandemic with a young adult proves difficult because they are still our children, but old enough to make their own decisions. I like to call our young…

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‘Foolishness’ plays a critical role in rehab ~ Special needs disability parenting BLOOM – Parents Article

isn’t usually taken seriously in a medical world grounded in science, expert knowledge and quantifiable outcomes. BLOOM: Why was there a need for this paper? Julia Gray: It came out of things I was observing anecdotally about the clowns’ role at Holland Bloorview, and in other hospitals, and reading in academic literature about how clown practice is framed. I was seeing a strange tension between admiration for the clowns and an attempt to legitimize them by framing them as a…

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The benefits and challenges of being a single parent – Single Mum, Parents Article

According to The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, there are around 949,000 single-parent families in the country, of which 65% had dependents living with them. Single parent families are on the rise worldwide, due to a number of reasons. There are many advantages and disadvantages that single-parent families experience. THE BENEFITS AND CHALLENGES OF BEING A SINGLE PARENT THE BENEFITS THAT SINGLE-PARENT FAMILIES FACE Being a single parent is difficult, but it also has many benefits, some which might…

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STROLLERS: SINGLE AND DOUBLE | Lynda discusses multiple birth – Parenting Twins Article

Posted on June 27, 2018. Filed under: Clothing & Equipment for Twins and Triplets, Multiple Birth, Quadruplets, quintuplets, raising multiples, Triplets, Twins, Uncategorized | Tags: independence, multiples, one-on-one time, single strollers, strollers, triplet strollers, twin strollers | In addition to our double stroller, we also had a single stroller per child.  This allowed both of us to simultaneously take the babies out and not have to deal with the adulation, attention and commotion the double stroller automatically attracted.  It took…

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