1. Have patience with yourself. Even 2 parent households have struggles. We are all learning as we go.
  2. Dont forget your me time. Its easy to forget to take care of yourself when 100% of running your household falls on you.
  3. Remember the I loves you’s. You can get caught up in the hustle and bustle of it all and then start to assume that the kid(s) “just know”.
  4. Dont forget to schedule in their me time as well. For the longest, since it was just me and my two boys, I felt like I spent every waking second of the day around them and that…




As a single parent its known we find our community wherever we can. Things are a little more hectic, a little stressful, and sometimes just a tad bit more exciting. This publication was created to build awareness and share the experiences of those raising kids alone.

Recommended from Medium

How to handle your toddler not being invited to ‘the next level’

5 Fun Places to Visit with your Kids in Buffalo NY


How to embrace being a Working Mom and live life happily ever after

Navigating the Waters of Infertility

Their Baby Has Been Here 12 Days and I’m Already Being Asked To Baby Sit For Hours.

Trying To Trust My Husband To Take Care Of Our Son.

Can’t Wait To Give Birth So That…

Trying to Conceive & Having a Successful Career

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Sapphire King

Sapphire King

More from Medium

On Motherhood.

Why is abortion a hard topic and procedure to discuss or agree with ?

Mama Ashburn’s Chicken Tortilla Soup

ADHD Doesn’t Exist, or, How to Succeed in Business Without a College Degree