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How to be a single mum: 3 things that you need to thrive as a single parent


How to be a single mum


Hey Muma, becoming a single mother is likely something you’ve never planned for. And like so many single parents, you began single motherhood totally unprepared and with no guidance on how to support your children, let alone yourself. You’re just one person having to take on all this responsibility, paying the bills, keeping the house in order, keeping the kids alive, happy and thriving, and the list goes on. Figuring out how to make becoming a single mother work can feel overwhelming, I get it! However, becoming a single mother doesn’t need to mean doing it all alone. Here are 3 things that helped me and my children pull through, so you can too!

3 things you need to thrive as a single parent


They say it takes a village to raise a child, but becoming a single mother feels as far away from a village as it gets. As a therapist and separated mum, I know how overwhelming it can be getting your kids through your divorce. As someone who’s been there and walked the same journey, I feel you. Here are just 3 of the many things that helped me thrive as a single mum, so you can begin doing the same. You’ve got this, Muma!

You don’t need to do it all alone!

As a single parent mother, we want to do everything in our power to support and guide our children. We place so much responsibility and expectation upon ourselves, but the fact is that we don’t need to tread this journey alone. There are resources available and single mums clubs to help guide and support you through your divorce - check out my Free Guide!

Surround yourself with people who can support you.

During your divorce, surround yourself with people who understand and support you. We can’t help the circumstances surrounding our divorce, but we can choose who we allow to be part of our inner circle and trust for advice. Single parenthood is about doing what’s right and taking charge of you and your children’s future and the right group of people around you will empower you to do this!

Plan out what you want for your life and what you want for
your children.

Being a single mother is your opportunity to take charge. Plan out what you want for your children’s lives and be intentional in your decisions. Make sure everything that you are doing aligns with your goals. This is a journey that will take time, but with perseverance and small steps every day, you and your children can make it through this, so you don’t just survive it but you thrive from it! You’ve got this, Muma!

From one separated mum to another, you’ve got this!

As a separated mother and therapist who’s overcome the same journey, my goal is to help struggling single mums who have or are separated stop feeling anxious over their children’s well-being. You can check out how to work with me and find more resources by clicking below.

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