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Juggling the demands of work, parenting, and running a household can be tough for any parent, but for single moms and dads it’s often downright overwhelming. Armed with the right tools and resources, however, single parents can keep themselves and their families organized and on track. Finding good child care is a must for any single parent. You can start your search for quality local day care that’s appropriate to your needs by visiting www.childcareaware.org or calling 1-800-424-2246.
No matter what arrangements you have in place, emergencies are bound to occur. The best defense against having your life turned upside down by a last minute cancellation from your regular provider is to have a contingency plan in place . . .
When To Use
Single parenting can be overwhelming; developing a plan of approach to finding childcare, developing a support system; putting your children first; dealing with your “ex”- do’s and don’ts; daycare, support, resources.
How to Use
Counseling sessions; health fairs; waiting rooms.