10 Inspiring Books for Single Moms
Being a single mom is a big job for anyone. I remember before having kids thinking I was busy, but in reality (even working several jobs) I was able to squeeze in time to care for myself, read a book, sleep, or occasionally hang out with friends.
Yes, I was busy back then, but now my definition of busy has changed greatly. After kids was a much different story. Now my time consists of caring for these small (or not so small anymore) children who count on me for everything. It now takes much more effort to find the “me” time I need much more than ever.
If you’re anything like me, your first instinct is to put all of your energy into your children. Unfortunately, without the needed self-care, this ends up leaving you feeling overwhelmed, drained, and unable to provide what your family (and you) really need.
For motivation, here is a list of some of the most popular and helpful books that can help any single mom (or any mother) through your journey. I understand it can be difficult to find the time to read, but well worth it. Whether you can find a few minutes while waiting for to pick up kids each day or squeezing in a chapter before bed each night. Check out these single-parenting related books:
Raising Your Spirited Child: A Guide for Parents Whose Child is More Intense, Sensitive, Perceptive, Persistent, and Energetic
Disconnected Kids: The Groundbreaking Brain Balance Program for Children with Autism, ADHD, Dyslexia, and other Neurological Disorders
Hands Free Mama: A Guide to Putting Down the Phone, Burning the To-Do List, and Letting Go of Perfection to Grasp What Really Matters!
Steps to Improve Your Life: “If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change”
Divorce: Think financially, not emotionally: What women need to know about securing their financial future before, during and after divorce
I also decided to add this BONUS book. It’s a great read for any single mom!
The Kickass Single Mom: Be Financially Independent, Discover Your Sexiest Self, and Raise Fabulous, Happy Children
If you have read any of these books, I would love to hear your opinion. I would also love to hear of any other books that have helped you stay motivated, that you would recommend.