Being a parent is hard enough, but when your relationship breaks down and leaves you raising and supporting your family single handed, the pressure alone can make life seem very bleak.
Chrissie Lewis didn’t let being a lone parent cloud her life she turned being a single mum into a business and created the ultimate survival guide for newly single parents. She set up a holiday club called Single with Kids after discovering how tough life as a single parent was.
A single mum with two daughters, a full-time job and a large mortgage Chrissie says: Life as a single parent is challenging to say the least, especially during the early days. Some people who are new to single-parent life don’t realize the support available and how fun life can be even on your own
So just how does she manage? Here are her top tips that will help single mums realize they are not alone and they can have a great life without a partner.
A single working parent notes that many moms with full-time jobs are left with about 40 hours a week to get all of these things accomplished: