SINGLE PARENT

Becoming a single parent could be as a result of divorce, death or a long time travel by one of the mate, separation and illegitimate births. This has brought majority of children and parent several pain.  
A child without a father could be so  depressing, mother also feel like no one care for her, causing tears, anger, loneliness, guilt and worthlessness.
However, this can bring challenges to the mother, seeking for a job outside in other to take care of the family.

HOW TO SUCCEED
As a single parent, multiple house duties are involve, therefore teaching the children some house chores, single parent responsibilities include.
·        Providing for the family 
·        Seeking for a new job to meet up house expenses.
It would be helpful if children are thought how to perform some house work, like taking care of the dish, cleaning, keeping their own room neat. Doing together some house chores, remember not to give your children heavy loaded work it could be stressful and depressing.
There are examples and duties for a capable wife, though as a single parent it can be hard to meet up the financial aspect of family needs, therefore taking up mini job or trade can help and adjusting children and family need to what you can real afford.
Spend time with your children paying close attention to them. Seek for advice and help from experience elderly ones, do not sound indecisive.

whatever support you receive, put the feelings of your children in consideration and be reasonable, enforce family law. Remember that children who are let loose will end up bringing shame to the mother or family.

WHAT TO AVOID 
There are some bad remark always make by either the mother or the father. 
§  Like mother like daughter
§  Like father like son

This can hurt the feeling of your children; learn how to give discipline to your children or punishment and instructions; when necessary give punishment to whoever is wrong.

LONELINESS
 
Single parent suffers loneliness after the children must have gone to bed at night, feeling bad, yet don’t dwell on then, God can give you the strength to control any feeling of depression, meeting friends can be helpful too.

CHILDREN
 
Remember to be obedient to your parent, mother or father; bible says that you should not forsake the law of your mother, if you fail to cooperate. It can only cause problem and unhappiness.
You can only make your parent happy if you are appreciative and obedient. Associating with friends can also limit the family loneliness, don’t think about the past.

HELP
A clean worship to God includes looking after motherless and fatherless boys and daughters including widows. It is an obligation to help single parent in many ways, having feeling and tender affection to single parent and their children.
Yes, God has promise to help and rescue the lonely and fatherless boy also those without helper.
Those who want to render help can do so with a clean and genuine heart, with the help of friends, and associate. Single family can real succeed very well.Next article discusses about mothers roles

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