Are You a Single Mum? I Can Help You!
Becoming a single mum is one of the most daunting and overwhelming life changes someone will ever go through. Whether you are pregnant or have teenagers, you will most likely be confused and struggling with what to do next. I became a single mum in 2013 when my daughter was just a few months old and it has been a challenge but rewarding journey ever since. This website was created to assist newly single mothers in all things they may need to know about to get through this tough time.
A good place to start is by downloading the "I'm a single mum... now what?" Essential Guide. Here you will find information on Centrelink and Child Support and all the practical advice for the new single mum to get back on her feet.
The Free Resources provide some useful Hints & Tips and Related Links that may be of interest to you, some resources on where to get help, some information on Online Security and also FAQs. There is also a page with Research if you are interested. This includes useful books, articles, research papers and conference papers etc. on separation, divorce and impacts on children and so on.
Please keep in mind that I am not a lawyer and all the information on this website is information that I have researched or experienced personally. It is by no means a substitute for getting legal advice or advice from a professional psychologist.
If you are after some online support, I'd love for you to join the Single Mother Survival Guide Support Forum which is a closed group where you can connect with other single mums in a forum and ask / give advice and support. You can click to join this group here.
If you have any questions please don't hesitate to contact me.
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Julia has been a rock in the 12-18 months of my very shaky relationship. There have been many times I’ve messaged her to say it’s all over and then 2 days later we are trying again. I’m still sorting out my relationship and whether or not it’s finished, but there’s been no judging on Julia’s side. She’s been there responding to my hysterical rambling messages and even called me to talk through my fears and concerns about being a single mum. I’m not sure where the future will take me, every morning I wonder if it’s time to take the leap and join an amazing tribe and show my sons that women are strong and powerful. But I know that Julia will support me no matter what I do, and will (hopefully) always be there to pick me up, wipe the dirt off and get me back on my way again.
The Single Mothers Survival Guide is a must for women who need support and guidance. Julia (founder) is a positive and inspirational woman who is dedicated to helping others survive through parenthood. Not only this, but she goes above and beyond to provide answers to questions that any parent would want to know… but may not have the resources to ask. I encourage anyone to follow her podcast and social media, and of course get in touch. She is a friendly, warm and clever woman.
C. O Australia
I'm writing to gush and goss about just how effing fabulous you are and to THANKYOU(!!!!!!!) for saving my sleep and my sanity these past few weeks!! If not for you I would be an even bigger sleep deprived and über depressed zombie... I feel so validated and satiated when I hear you repeating back to me the positive affirmations of my newfound situation... you'll never know how much you've done for me xxxxx.
You are amazing - and I can't tell you how much I appreciate your support at the moment. You've helped me so much in the last few weeks and I don't think I could've got through it without you.
Single Mother Survival Guide gives me a practical perk-me-up on days when I need it most. I love the podcast interviews with real personalities most because it goes back to the core of who we all are – mothers who are trying their darnedest to make a life for their kids so that they don’t have to recover from their childhood. Thank you Julia for giving us a voice and sharing your heart.
D. G Australia