Being a single parent is not an easy task in fact, it could be the hardest responsibility one can have in this life. Many of the single parents out there did not plan for it so when they find themselves in this situation it becomes really shocking. Bringing up a child to being a responsible adult can be really stressing especially when you are alone. The first and the most important step that you need to take is accepting the fact that it is your responsibility to bring up that child without your partner. Be it divorce that led to you becoming a single parent or a partner's rejection after getting pregnant should not affect you so much.
The next thing that you can do is devoting yourself to bringing up the child in the best manner possible. This means that you have to provide for that child's needs. You should be able to understand that with or without your partner's help, your kid has to eat, have shelter and have clothes above all things. I know this can be really hard especially if you do not have a stable job. Thanks to the government nowadays there are different organisations that give help to the single mothers. You can enroll to such charity organisations and get help.
Despite the fact that as a single parent you can be very busy at work, you need to create time for your child. Everybody wants to be understood and be appreciated. Spending time with your child creates a special bond between you and you get to understand each other. Always be attentive to listen to them. Especially if your marriage failed hence leading to your single parenthood. You need to help your child come to terms with whatever happened. Be sure that your child can become your best friend if only you learn to understand each other. As much as single parenthood is hard and stressing it can as well be enjoyable.