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Choosing Single Motherhood

#WhyIStayed: I Wanted to Be a Hero to My Child?

Ama Yawson | Posted 09.19.2014 | Women
Ama Yawson

I was shocked to read, was the following excerpt of Dr. Boyce Watkins's open letter to Janay Rice in which he calls women who stay with their abusers in order to keep their families intact "heroes."

Since When Do Women Become Single Mothers to Be More Attractive to Men?

Melanie Notkin | Posted 02.13.2012 | Women
Melanie Notkin

When did voluntarily becoming a single mother become the barometer for your desire to be a mother, your bravery, and your level of attractiveness to men?

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.