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Single Motherhood

The Morality of Eight Babies or, Sometimes, Even One

Valerie Tarico | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Valerie Tarico

Abortion opponents have no trouble saying that killing blastocysts is wrong. They don't say blastocysts. They say people. And then they attribute souls and personhood to fertilized eggs.

A Journey to Remember

Tamar Abrams | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tamar Abrams

My child's increasing self-reliance has given me the time to reflect on my parents' lives. I've always been grateful to have arrived at midlife with two vital parents who live nearby.

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.

Bad to the Bone

Louise Sloan | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Louise Sloan

Just as my life was getting duller and more traditional, along comes Ann Coulter on the Today Show to tell me that as a single mom, I'm responsible for almost every societal problem we have.

Single Motherhood By Design

Kira Craft | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Kira Craft

I don't have to find "The One" and fall in love and get married to procreate. My body doesn't actually care if Cupid has shot my heart straight through with arrows.

'Single Motherhood By Choice' Movement Gains Momentum

The Guardian | Viv Groskop | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Ten years on and this group of women is growing. So-called "single motherhood by choice" has always existed: around 250 of the 1,100-strong membership...