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Dear Single Mama

Mary Katherine Backstrom | Posted 05.23.2015 | Parents
Mary Katherine Backstrom

Motherhood placed a child at the center of your broken heart, and it is with that overwhelming love for your child that you will find the strength to conquer these dark times.

In the 'New Normal,' Children Still Have the Same 4 Basic Needs

Dr. Gail Gross | Posted 04.08.2015 | Parents
Dr. Gail Gross

No matter what family structure children grow up with, all children have the same opportunities for successful, happy lives as long as their caregivers meet the following four critical needs.

Study Identifies Health Risk Facing Boys Raised By Single Parents

Posted 12.26.2013 | Divorce

Growing up in a single-parent household can lead to high blood pressure later in life for African-American males, according to a new study from the N...

WATCH: Is There Still A Stigma Attached To Single Motherhood?

Posted 01.12.2013 | Parents

As of 2011, there were ten million single moms raising kids under 18 in the U.S. -- nearly three times as many as there were in 1970. But is there sti...

Time and Money: The Story of Single Moms

Peter Edelman | Posted 09.17.2012 | Politics
Peter Edelman

The debate should be about how we get child care to everyone who needs help with it, paid parental leave, assured child support and a decent system of income assistance.

Why The Term 'Broken Home' Sucks

Deborah Moskovitch | Posted 09.06.2011 | Divorce
Deborah Moskovitch

My home is run down, but it's not broken... The legal community and researchers often define divorce matters in technical terms: custodial parent, cu...