Families headed by women of color fared even worse.Nearly two in five (38.8%) of Black female-headed families lived in poverty, Hispanic (40.8%), White (30.2%), and Asian (29.9%).Article Ron Deal Stepparenting during the holidays can be stressful.
Over the past 20 years single-parent families have become even more common than the so-called "nuclear family" consisting of a mother, father and children.
And typically, the family's finances and resources are drastically reduced following the parents' breakup.
Single parent families deal with many other pressures and potential problem areas that the nuclear family does not have to face.
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