The single parent may feel overwhelmed by the responsibility of juggling caring for the children, maintaining a job and keeping up with the bills and household chores.
And typically, the family's finances and resources are drastically reduced following the parents' breakup.
Support from friends, other family members and the church or synagogue can help too.
But if family members are still overwhelmed and having problems, it may be time to consult an expert.
Life in a single parent household — though common — can be quite stressful for the adult and the children.
Members may unrealistically expect that the family can function like a two-parent family, and may feel that something is wrong when it can not.
Single parent families deal with many other pressures and potential problem areas that the nuclear family does not have to face.
The single parent can help family members face these difficulties by talking with each other about their feelings and working together to tackle problems.It wasn't until well into the 20th century that enough information had accumulated about the rate of radioactive decay that the age of rocks and fossils in number of years could be determined through radiometric age dating.This activity on determining age of rocks and fossils is intended for 8th or 9th grade students.It is estimated to require four hours of class time, including approximately one hour total of occasional instruction and explanation from the teacher and two hours of group (team) and individual activities by the students, plus one hour of discussion among students within the working groups.Explore this link for additional information on the topics covered in this lesson: This activity will help students to have a better understanding of the basic principles used to determine the age of rocks and fossils. Objectives of this activity are: 1) To have students determine relative age of a geologically complex area.You might have a really fun time with your nephew at Christmas, but this isn't the same as cleaning up vomit at 3 a.m. Planning time for mascara is hard enough; popular culture becomes the Great White Buffalo.