My situation is a little different from other single mothers, however.
Aside from the aforementioned roles, I also took on the additional roles of full-time student and part-time worker.
Children growing up in a single parent family know that marriage is not a fairy tale and is definitely not perfect or for that matter even close to being perfect..
They saw their mom or dad’s marriage fail and realized that marriage takes a lot of work, time, and dedication.
For example, if their Children in this environment are also capable of dealing with different situations.
For example, they are aware of how to deal with emergencies without mom or dad being there to help them.Children in this situation also know that families have to work hard for the money that is necessary to take care of everyone’s needs.The facts are that most in a single-parent families live at or below poverty levels and they know that mom or dad can’t always buy them brand name clothing, the newest toy, the latest CD or the best video game console. For example, these children see their parent (mom or dad) working hard to pay bills and sometimes struggling to do so.The good news is that my part-time job doesn’t really feel like work.In fact, it feels more like an interesting diversion—a chance to go out and meet new people and help someone out.Thankfully, I’ve learned enough from the University of Hard Knocks with respect to balancing school and family life.Most of my time is devoted to caring for my children.As God has showed me time and time again, it is in dying to myself daily and in trusting Him completely that I discover the person that I really am and the life that I am truly meant to live. Growing Up In A Single-Parent Family With the divorce rate as high as it is, more and more children are growing up in single-parent families.One day, I will not only live out my potential—I will transcend it as well. In closing, I see my status as a single mother as a supreme challenge.