How Single Dads Succeed in Parenting

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It is unusual to read articles, heard news reports, and watch videos about single dads and their plights and skirmishes in their parenting situations. We only have moms and their heroic acts. Oftentimes, we consider these single moms as dads for their children due to their abilities to provide their basic needs and protection in times of fear and danger. As such, we only highlight single moms due to their relevance to child care and protection. Because we  only emphasize these moms and their struggles, we forget to mention and introduce single dads, too, in terms of their parenting and economic support.

Yet, we often wonder if we read and heard stories about single dads. We may never be aware of their hardships and their struggles as single moms do. If there may be a few stories out there to tell us how single dads endure their hardships for their children, we may be glad to celebrate and thank those single dads who work hard to be good fathers for their children.

Honestly, single fathers face several challenges, too. They, as well, confront the horrifying struggles whether or not they can manage their tasks well. They even want to make sure that they perform multiple tasks, such as doing the laundry, cooking food, sending their children to school and teaching them after school, working hard to pay for their basic needs and children’s tuition fees, and going to church on Sundays. For that reason, they exert much effort in performing their roles since their children will need their care and presence.

Moreover, some single dads choose to be better dads. They cherry-pick to live with their children, work hard to feed them, and give them their basic needs, as well as their wants. They never surrender their roles as givers and protectors to their children despite the absence of their wives. They become committed to play their roles as moms and dads.

In the end, single dads thrive in their parenting skills. Those who become hands-on in nurturing and teaching their children can succeed in their parenting styles. Single dads who work as freelancers can monitor their children and can raise their kids according to their desired parenting styles. Since freelancing jobs are home-based, single dads can provide children’s financial assistance and moral support, demonstrate paternal love, foster effective care, and promote welcoming family relationships. Besides, they dedicate themselves to find means and ways to survive every single day in finding jobs and performing parenting tasks. In this way, single fathers succeed in their parenting.

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Home-based jobs are for single dads, too.

Home-based jobs are not only for moms and single moms. There is no specific study that only mothers are pre-wired into home-based and online jobs. It can be quite odd to think that the Internet is only for women and moms alike. The truth is, men and fathers can, also, work online.

Why do some people choose home-based jobs? An obvious reason why most men prefer to work online and become home-based entrepreneurs and employees is the flexibility of time. Like single mothers, single fathers, too, have to take care of their sons and daughters. Hiring a nanny this time is not a good idea, not even the end of the COVID-19 pandemic. Another reason why men choose home-based jobs these days is the avoidance of stressful bosses and workplace environments. As such, men and single dads decide to work home-based to take care of their children while earning thousands of dollars.

As well, the salaries for home-based jobs can range from $1,000 a week to $4,000 or up to $10,000 a month. Without paying anything for the commute, single dads can save money for their children’s education. Incomes for home-based writers, virtual assistants, and the like vary from months to months. In other words, salaries for home-based individuals may be lower or higher depending on how hardworking they are. Bloggers, for instance, may receive from $1,000 to $4,000 a month. Although not all home-based receive bigger than $4,000 a month, they can still earn high enough compared to what they receive working for their 9-5 job schemes.

This time, begin searching for online jobs or home-based jobs today. There have been plenty of online companies that offer good jobs. In the online writing industries, you can pick,,,,,,, and many others. Perhaps, you will be most interested in finding jobs at, Upwork, and LinkedIn. It is up to you. You only have to start doing it today. For single dads, this home-based job offers you a chance to work and earn money, as well as take care of their children and exhibit good parenting styles and techniques.

Finally, other single fathers register for some online companies today. They earn good money that helps them take care of their sons and daughters without their partners. If these single fathers make it, why not you? It does not make you less than a man if you choose to work online. You just cannot leave your kids at home with nannies because you choose to be hands-on, right?