Show 39 – Single Parenting

When listening to our guests, I was reminded that our presumptions of people are rarely correct. When you think of “single parents”, do you have a particular type of person or situation in mind?

Together, our guests represent three different single parenting circumstances: co-parenting in different homes, single parenting (with sporadic involvement from the other parent), and sole parenting (when the other parent dies).
Single Parent

Aired Sunday, August 22, 2010 8 to 9 AM Eastern Time on 93.3 FM in Guelph, Ontario, Canada


Three single parents share their wisdom: Tim Bolton (, Chantalle Asselin (, and Rashel Tremblay (a freelance writer for

What are the specific challenges of single and sole parents?

How do single parents meet their needs for rest and support?

We talk about having the maturity to acknowledge our mistakes so that we can learn from them. We don’t have to have all the answers for ourselves or our kids. Instead, we can explore our grief, confusion, love, and be open to ask and receive support from others.

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