It’s hard enough to rear a child, especially a teenager, with two parents; but with one the burdens and pressures and problems multiply. But more than praise for the difficulty of their task, I know from talking to so many of them that they need someone to walk with them and encourage them.
In almost every case, a single parent is walking down a road they didn’t plan to be on.
There isn’t a magic verse of Scripture that will fix all your problems.
They are trying to do an already difficult task without all of the resources they need. She isn’t a very experienced driver at 17 but I still let her journey out into the tundra praying she wouldn’t hit a sheet of black ice that looks like dry pavement. ” Those were my thoughts two years ago when we lived in Michigan and my daughter was just learning to drive. Had I explained to my daughter how to respond to a skid?Was this covered in Driver’s Ed or is it simply “learn as you go?(If you know a single parent, go to them and find ways to encourage them.They won’t always know how to ask for the help they need, so take the initiative yourself.) There aren’t any easy answers.