Child-Friendly Parenting

What to Do about the Loneliness

When you get lonely as a parent—your kids aren’t always going to want to be around you, and other parents aren’t always going to be available—bury yourself in your work.  (Easy for a workaholic to say.)  But seriously, whether you tend to embrace productivity or not, doing something meaningful and productive helps to get your mind off of any loneliness you might encounter on this road of being a respectable parent.