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Children of Single Parents

What You Might Not Know About Single Moms

Rebecca Bitton | Posted 12.27.2014 | Divorce
Rebecca Bitton

I'm loath to refer to myself as a "single mom" -- not because I'm ashamed of my status, but because that label conjures such stereotypical misconceptions.

Dismissed For Being Pregnant

The Huffington Post | Caroline Fairchild | Posted 10.26.2012 | Money

Rebecca Edmonds, the daughter of a Navy captain, proudly followed in her father’s footsteps when she joined the armed forces. But her dream came to ...

John Celock

GOP Lawmaker's Advice To Abuse Victims | John Celock | Posted 03.13.2012 | Politics

A Wisconsin lawmaker is co-sponsoring a bill based on the idea that single parenthood causes child abuse. The bill says a child being raised by a ...

Is A 'Good Enough' Marriage Good For The Children?

New York Times | JUDITH WARNER | Posted 12.18.2011 | Fifty

The Atlantic's current obsession with the alleged "decline of men" continues in the magazine's November issue with a cover story by Kate Bolick that b...

Let's Get Real About Mentoring

Chris Norwood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Chris Norwood

The main mentors in the United States should be teens -- and, moreover, they should be should teens who live in the same communities and have the same problems as kids most in need of mentors.

Single Parent? No, Your Kids Are Not Doomed!

Bella DePaulo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
Bella DePaulo

Most headlines from the recent Pew and Time survey were some variation on "4 in 10 say marriage is becoming obsolete." The full report was titled "The...

Bernardine And Daniela Joel: Nonprofit Helps Single Parent With Critically Ill Child

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

For widow Bernardine Joel, the news that her energetic young daughter had an inoperable brain tumor was a crushing blow. Doctors told her that her dau...

Harvard Press Was Right to Reject "The Case for Marriage"

Bella DePaulo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Bella DePaulo

I have news for Stanley Kurtz: The Case for Marriage was second rate and not worth publishing.

The Obama Presidency and the Triumph of the Single Parent

Jason Notte | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jason Notte

Obama and his mother benefited not only from their own unique gifts, but from the willingness of Dunham's parents to assist in the process.

A Response to Ann Coulter

Mikki Morrissette | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mikki Morrissette

People who proactively choose to become a parent on their own -- such as the tens of thousands of Choice Moms (a.k.a. single mothers by choice) -- are not doing a disservice to society.