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Focus on single-parent families

Annice D. Yarber

Focus on single-parent families

past, present, and future

by Annice D. Yarber

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Published by Praeger in Santa Barbara, Calif .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementeditors, Annice D. Yarber, Paul M. Sharp
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHQ759.915 .F63 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 298 p. ;
Number of Pages298
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24535044M
ISBN 100313379505, 0313379513
ISBN 109780313379505, 9780313379512
LC Control Number2009053949
OCLC/WorldCa422756873

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  However, all of us know of persons who grew up in single parent families who turned out fine. In addition, single parent families aren't helped to become strong by focusing only on their weaknesses and problems. Instead, to become an effective family, it's better that they realize and build upon their own strengths. Elsa Kok Colopy, speaker and author, is an author of many books, including The Single Mom’s Guide to Keeping It All Together and Pure Love, Pure Life, a purity book for teen former editor of Thriving Family magazine, Elsa now writes and speaks full time, traveling around the country leading retreats, seminars and workshops. She was a single parent for 12 years.

If you're a parent and single, you're not alone. About 30 percent of homes with children in the United States are single parent households. For parents raising children on their own, it can seem almost overwhelming at times, but if you glance across any crowded bus or restaurant, you're probably be looking at more than a few strangers with whom you share the bond of single parenting -- the.   In my first book, Time of Transition: The Growth of Families Headed by Women, published in , my coauthor and I argued that it was not just male earnings that mattered, but what men could earn.


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