Being A Single Father
The topic is about males who spent or are ready to spend their lives being “Single Fathers”. Instead of being a single mom, being a single father is very hard. It’s not in the sense of the difference between males and females. But yes naturally females have much more potential to deal with children. So a lot of hurdles and complexities are being a father which can come to both father and kids. With the help of strong willpower. As well as learning new skills, it could be overcome and finally get the award of the best father.
I am starting my article with the word “Patience”. The topic is very much important because this wordplay a vital role while fulfilling the responsibilities of a single parent. Though patience is very much important in every relationship. Here is something different because you have to face a born baby or kid. Who can never understand right or wrong even if you try to convenience them with your long speeches? So patience is the first step when you want to be a good father.
Emotional Down being a single father
In the beginning, whatever the situation pushes you into the status of a single parent for sure is very much emotional. Either it could be the reason for separation, death of your partner, divorce, or anything else. But definitely, it brings you down. While going through this type of trauma you have to be very much care full with your babies or kids. Who never understands at the moment what happened? It is not about forgetting the loss. But yes for a while put behind your matter and give priority to your kids. Start planning for how you manage everything. During your work time, being a single father how can you manage with a babysitter? or you will choose a babysitting school with pick and drop as per convenience?
Baby Sitting by being a single father
Being a single parent is a full-time job. So during work time need to someone who can look after the babies or kids. Now a day it’s very much common. It’s easily available but you have to choose the best one. The responsibility of a single father is not finished yet to just hire a babysitter for 10 to 12 hours. You have to supervise all the even at work time. With the help of new technology, you can supervise while far from home. Install the CCTV cameras at every corner of the home and attach them to your mobile. Never allow let your kids alone with strangers.
Babysitting is not about forgetting your responsibilities towards your children for 10 to 12 hours. Many observations have come to the notice that children suffer too much due to the negligence of babysitters. The babysitter is not like the parents. Baby sitter is just fulfilling his/her job time for getting a salary. So make sure despite relying on baby sitter completely give your best supervision. If you choose the babysitting services at your home. Then follow the precautionary measures by installing the CCTV camera. Never forget the supervision via mobile or any other gadgets. If you are taking services from some babysitting center. Then pay them with surprise visits to find out their commitments towards your children or not.
Tough Responsibility Of Single Father
There are no two opinions on this topic that single parenting regarding fathers is very much a tough job. But yes it is proven by research that this tough responsibility done by several people is like a challenge. At the same time when you have to be the father and mother of your children. This means a lot and very serious chapter. But it deals with mental and physical stress as well. There is nothing impossible in this world. But needs to be determined that I will have to finish the job and that’s all. Your mind is your best motivational friend which keeps you alive with your responsibilities. Once you decided that it’s not impossible. Then it will have been done at the same moment, no matter how tougher is.
“Single father were found to be more confident of their parenting ability and to feel they had a better parent-child relationship then did single mother. (Fricke,1982)
We just want to show some reality check that usually in our American society only talks about the hardship of single mothers. But there is another chapter of this book where there is a single father. And the fact is that there is more than 30% percent almost fathers do this kind of hard job. We are taking it as a hard job because male nature is not friendly with this type of work but when a father molds his nature for his children then it’s a big sacrifice. Big respect for the single father as a hero.