Single mothers have a hard road to travel. In the US 4 in 10 babies are born out of wedlock, and 95% of the time it’s the single mother who has residential custody and the brunt of responsibility in raising the child. Talk about stress! Single parenthood is without a doubt the most challenging endeavor I can think of.
Whether due to divorce or having an out-of-wedlock child, there are many Christian single mothers who need our prayers. Toward this end several single mothers have sent us the following single mother survival pointers.
Single Mother Tips
Know that you’re not alone
Being a single mom and alone is scary, but just knowing that there are other single mothers out there who are not only surviving but thriving can give us the hope we need to press on.
Join a singles group
If you’re a single mom, Mutual support and encouragement found in Christian singles groups goes a long way
Know how to reduce stress and worry
Many single mothers wear so many different hats and have so many different responsibilities they get very littler time to think about their own needs.
Be a smart dater
Single mothers and their kids are especially vulnerable to unscrupulous guys, so understanding the dating game for single moms can help you avoid potential problems.
Bible Verse of Day
~I can do everything through him who gives me strength~Phil 4:13