Raising a child as a single parent isn’t easy – carers are doing twice the work with half the resources. Enter Frolo: an app for solo mums and dads. It’s providing a safe space for like-minded parents to share experiences, swap tips, make friends, and meet up in real life.
Back-to-school shopping is rarely a stress-free experience, and while the rise of e-commerce means parents don’t have to leave home to pick up supplies, creeping costs and increasingly influential kids are adding to their concerns. So, how do they go about preparing for a new school year?
Confusing and conflicting advice from professional bodies and course providers is creating unrealistic expectations for new mums and dads. The Parenting Chapter brings a fresh approach to antenatal and postnatal support by offering information in easy-to-digest, affordable digital lessons.
In their fight to regulate screen time, many parents are seeking high-quality analogue entertainment to keep their kids stimulated. Publishing start-up Wonderbly recaptures the magic of story time with a range of personalised, often-nostalgic fiction books aimed at children under eight.
Australian start-up ShareAbode is easing the strain of renting for single parents by connecting them with others in a similar situation looking for co-living solutions. As the cost of housing rises Down Under, it’s offering families under economic pressure a way to cut costs and alleviate loneliness.