Useful Books For Single Parents

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Before we had television, radios, and even newspapers, we had books. They are one of our oldest sources of information on often the most reliable. There is a book about anything you can imagine, including single parenting. Whether you are need to be uplifted or just in need of some guidance, there is a book for you. Reading may be something you don’t think you have time for but a little bit at a time goes a long way. If you’ve been thinking about reading up on single parenting but have had a hard time finding anything, check out the recommendations.


When you need encouragement:

The Joy of Single Parenting by Dr. Angela Moses


When you’re ready to start dating again

Dating and the Single Parent by Ron L. Deal


When you want to try a different type of discipline

Positive Discipline for Single Parents: Nurturing, Cooperation, Respect and Joy in Your Single-Parent Family by Jane Nelson Ed.D, Cheryl Erwin, and Carol Delzer


For Single Mothers


For single mothers in need of advice

The Complete Single Mother: Reassuring Answers to Your Most Challenging Concerns by Andrea Engber and  Leah Klungness


For single mothers ready for success

The Successful Single Mom: Get Your Life Back and Your Game On! by Honoree Corder


For Single Fathers


For single fathers in need of advice

he Complete Single Father: Reassuring Answers to Your Most Challenging Situations by Elaine Fantle Shimberg and Michael Shimberg


For single dads that want to hear from someone who understands

Single Father, Better Dad by Mark Tucker

This isn’t an exhaustive list by any means. You can search Amazon, your local bookstore, and even you friends and families book collection. If you aren’t sure if a book is worth reading, you can check out reviews online but the most important consideration is whether or not you will enjoy it. Happy reading!

By: Alecia Stanton

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