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About This Show
Being a solo parent might have come to you unexpectedly or it may be what you have always planned. Even the most resourceful parent may find themselves in need of support, ideas, and resources. No matter the circumstances, this is the right place to find everything you need to be an outstanding solo parent. Host Robbin Rockett brings on a different guest each week to discuss all the aspects of being a single parent. You may be solo in your parenting role, but you are not alone. Listen to the show each week to find refreshing new ideas, hear stories of other solo parents, and connect with the community that is here to support you!
Most Recent Episode
17: Dairy of a Single Dad with Nick Bender of the Single Parent Podcast
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Nick Bender, the guest on today's show, is the twenty-seven-year-old single dad of a gorgeous five and a half-year-old son. He also has a podcast, called Single Parent Podcast, a nitty gritty bare bones kind of show, offering great suggestions to single parents about all aspects of single parenting. Today, Nick talks to Robbin about how much he loves living the life of a single parent. He also talks about his podcast, how it came about, his motivation in doing it and how it has helped him to grow into becoming a better co-parent. Listen in and find out how you too, can create a better life for yourself and your child, going solo. Listen to this episode as Nick and Robbin talk about: What Nick has learned about the court system and how it can help you. How his podcast has helped him to better articulate his thoughts and feelings around being a parent. Nicks “recording studio” in his car. The amount of energy it takes to be a single or a co-parent. How he came to love his single parent life by embracing it. Why Nick thinks it's easier to be a co- parent than to be married with kids. Why it's really important to spend time alone. The 3 things Nick recommends to make co-parenting so much easier: 1) Develop trust 2) Be flexible 3) Don't sweat the small stuff Being flexible, yet maintaining firm boundaries. How in the past, Nick's need to avoid conflict outweighed his need to be honest. How much easier life can become when you learn to brush (the small) things off. How children feel the weight of unspoken resentment between parents. How changing your attitude for the better will feed through to the other co-parent and that they are likely to start doing the same. You cannot control other people. Links: Find Single Parent Podcast is on iTunes and on Facebook. Nick on Facebook: Nick Bender Robbin's website: soloparentlife.com To ask questions or leave feedback, go to: www.bit.ly\soloparentlife17