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Use a Medical Release Form to Grant Consent

Make sure your kids can receive emergency medical treatment even when you're not available with this free printable medical release (consent) form!

Parenting Plan Worksheets

Using a parenting plan will ease tensions with your ex. Use these forms to design your plan and make decisions about parenting time, holidays, transportation, and more.

Find Help for Single Mothers & Fathers on Our Site

Single mothers and fathers can access a wealth of information and assistance online at Single Parents at About.com. Find out what help is available to you online.

Your Guide to Restaurants Where Kids Eat Free

Kids eat free now at many restaurants around the country. Find out which restaurants in your area are offering kids eat free deals every night of the week.

Ten Weeks of Fun Summer Activities for Parents and Kids

Fun summer activities are a great way to connect with your kids. Here are ten weeks of themed activities, including books, crafts & snacks for the whole summer.

10 Weeks of Fun Fall Activities

Looking for something fun to do with your kids? Check out these fun fall activities. Plan to incorporate one activity each week as part of establishing a great connection with your kids.

5 Resources for Single Parents in Your State

Help for single parents is available in all 50 states. Access child custody laws and find child support agencies, support groups, and more in the state where you live.

Guidelines for Children Flying Alone

Before you book your child's flight, you'll need to know the guidelines for children flying alone. Will they be escorted? Is there an additional fee? Learn the general guidelines you can expect any airline to follow for children flying alone.

Tips for Single Parents Visiting Disney Theme Parks

Single parent families at Disney theme parks, plan ahead with these tips for managing rides (as a single adult with multiple kids), saving on food and more.

The 12 Days of Christmas Sanity: A Dozen Gifts to Give Yourself This Year

12 Days of Christmas was once a popular Christmas song. In this parody of the old carol, you'll find 12 ways to be kind to yourself as a single parent.

2012 Readers' Choice Award Winners

Find out who won the 2012 Readers' Choice Awards, including the best single parent organization, book for single parent families, family law blog, and co-parenting communication tool.

Money Management Basics for Single Parents

Money management is a critical skill for single parents. Learn how to manage your money well, and you can create an environment where your children can truly thrive. Includes ten lessons, from paying down your current debt, to calculating your net worth, and more.

Write a Dating Profile That's Sure to Get Noticed

Your online dating profile works just like an ad highlighting all your best qualities. Find out what you need to include and how to write an online dating profile that's sure to get noticed.

10 Spring Activities for Parents and Kids

Enjoying fun spring activities together is a great way to connect with your kids. Here are ten weekly spring activities to keep you busy throughout the season. Each theme includes an activity to do, children's books to share, a craft, and snacks.

Preparing an Agenda for Successful Co-Parenting Meetings With Your Ex

In order to establish a successful co-parenting routine, you'll need to communicate effectively with your ex. Plan to conduct weekly co-parenting meetings using this easy-to-follow, printable agenda.

Do Household Chores Together as a Family

Household chores can really weigh you down when you're the only one responsible for doing them. But, if you can get the kids involved in doing household chores as a family, you can accomplish the work in a lot less time, and teach your kids some valuable life skills, as well. Includes lists of tag team cleaning chores for families of two, three, or four people.

Ten Weeks of Fun Winter Activities to Enjoy With Your Kids

Looking for something fun to do with your kids? Check out these fun winter activities. Plan to incorporate one activity each week as part of establishing a great connection with your kids.

Most Popular Dating Sites for Single Parents

Many dating sites now cater specifically to single parents. Find out which dating sites for single parents are the most popular, how much they cost, and what other single moms and dads have to say about them.

Ways to Save Money on Vacation This Summer

Your major vacation costs can be broken down into four different categories: hotel costs, transportation, food, and attractions. Find out how you can save money on each category.

Why and How to Establish Paternity

Paternity is the first step toward establishing a child support order. But there is more to it than just child support. Find out why and how to establish paternity.

Reasons to be Proud of Raising Your Children as a Single Parent

Are you proud of being a single parent? Take a long look at all that you do and recognize that there is much to be proud of.

Practical Ways to Limit Screen Time

The American Academy of Pediatrics has strict guidelines about children's television viewing. But how, exactly, are parents supposed to limit screen time, including TV viewing and video game time? Includes practical steps for reducing your child's total screen time.

Guided Journal Questions: Week 4

Week four of a four-week guided journaling course. Includes one guided journal question per day to help you identify what motivates you take steps toward rewarding yourself for all the hard work you do as a single parent.

Guided Journal Questions: Week 3

Week three of a four-week guided journaling course. Includes one guided journal question per day to help you identify your assets as a parent and name the hopes and dreams you have for the future ahead of you.

Guided Journal Questions: Week 2

Week two of a four-week guided journaling course. Includes one guided journal question per day to help you think about your life in a positive way.

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