Is this the right book for me? Be a Great Single Parent: Teach Yourself offers a step-by-step, sensible and jargon-free guide to all the things that most concern you, from what being a single parent means to you and your child emotionally, how to cope with the practical realities day-to-day, and how to socialise with parents like yourself and benefit from the many support networks available. There will be plenty of expert emotional support and useful advice for fathers, mothers and other family members whatever their domestic situation, and relevant do's, don'ts and further resources throughout! Be a Great Single Parent includes: Chapter 1: In the beginning Chapter 2: Getting over feelings of guilt and failure Chapter 3: Helping your children cope Chapter 4: Going it alone Chapter 5: Parenting tips Chapter 6: Home alone Chapter 7: Childcare Chapter 8: Money matters Chapter 9: Widening your horizons Chapter 10: New partners - dating and mating Teach Yourself methods: Not got much time? One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started.
Author insights Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the authors' many years of experience. Test yourself Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress. Extend your knowledge Extra online articles to give you a richer understanding of navigating the role of single parent. Things to remember Quick refreshers to help you remember the key facts.