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5 Changes I Made As A Single Mom That Make Me A Better Mom

Divorced Moms | Sophie Rosen | Posted 09.15.2014 | Divorce

By Sophie Rosen for DivorcedMoms.com I believed I was the quintessential mother. Generous until it hurt. Selfless until it hurt me. A martyr, as my...

20 Things Single Dads Are Doing Wrong Online

Lisa Marie Wilson | Posted 09.03.2014 | Divorce
Lisa Marie Wilson

I am a divorced mom and he suggested I try dating some single dads. I shifted through countless single dad profiles and had a hard time clicking "like" on any of them. I realized that men, who are new to the online market, need a little direction in the new age of online dating.

The Ballet of Waking Up As A Single Parent

John McElhenney | Posted 08.12.2014 | Parents
John McElhenney

I love the quiet mornings. And on the weekends, especially in the summer, I love the pace at which the house wakes up.

This Ad Beautifully Illustrates Just How Heroic Single Parents Really Are

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 06.20.2014 | Divorce

Being a single parent is by far one of the toughest jobs on the planet. But all too often, single moms and dads go unnoticed for their tremendous sacr...

No, Washington Post, Marriage Won't Make Me Safer

Bustle | Posted 08.16.2014 | Women
Bustle

As a product of what these authors would probably call a "broken home," I know more about what I am looking for in a marriage -- and, equally as important, what I'm not looking for. And I am so grateful for that.

The Best 5 Things I Learned From My Dad

Emily Kaye Lazzaro | Posted 08.03.2014 | Parents
Emily Kaye Lazzaro

If my dad has to pee, he will walk into any building anywhere and use their bathroom. If I run a 5K while my dad is in town visiting, he will join me in the "runners only" beer tent and enjoy free beer while wearing a sweater vest. My dad does not think it is inappropriate for him to be anywhere.

What You Should Know About Dating A Man With Kids

Kelly Seal | Posted 06.09.2014 | Divorce
Kelly Seal

No relationship comes without risks or baggage for that matter. I would have missed out on a life-changing relationship if I made his single dad status a deal-breaker. Being in a relationship with a man who has taken on raising kids makes my life that much richer and rewarding, mostly in unexpected ways.

11 Things Every Single Parent Needs To Know

Posted 03.11.2014 | Divorce

Jumping into parenting is daunting enough with a partner. When you're a single parent going it alone, the stakes seem that much higher. From diaper du...

How A Facebook Post Almost Got This Dad Thrown In Jail

Posted 01.24.2014 | Divorce

When going through a divorce, anything you say -- or type, share or Tweet -- can be used against you in a court of law. Just ask Mark Byron, who was a...

Best Dad Ever Shaves Leg To Show Tween How It's Done

Posted 10.08.2013 | Divorce

Well, we've found an obvious frontrunner for dad of the year. Over the weekend, Redditor and single dad P-Rickles showed off his silky smooth leg...

11 Things No One Tells You About Single Parenting

Posted 10.04.2013 | Divorce

When you suddenly find yourself raising your kids on your own, the impulse to read everything you can find on single parenting and the impact of divor...

WATCH: Single Dad With Cancer Gives Son The Ultimate Gift

Posted 09.18.2013 | Divorce

This might just be the most heartwarming thing you see all day. Adelaide resident Sam Arnold is a single dad to an adorable 5-year-old son named Sy...

This Man Has 27 Kids With 16 Different Women

Posted 09.11.2013 | Divorce

A father of 27 kids from Dayton, Ohio was released from police custody this week after being arrested on Friday for a child support related offense. ...

Your Wingman Has Nothing On This Little Girl

Posted 08.29.2013 | Divorce

Dating with kids isn't easy -- unless your kid takes it upon themselves to find you a date. One little girl decided to do exactly that recently, a...

It's This Single Dad's Lucky Day

Posted 08.21.2013 | Divorce

One single dad in Florida is receiving a helping hand from a local police officer. According to NBC 2, Officer David Conticelli was alerted that th...

He Called my Teenage Daughter a Bitch -- Now What?!

Kerri Zane | Posted 10.16.2013 | Divorce
Kerri Zane

What does a woman do? For the first time since my divorce I saw my future with a man. I wanted to wake up next to him for the rest of my living days. I wanted to walk his dog every morning (and I'm not really a dog person).

10 Simple Solutions for the Time-Starved Single Mom

Kerri Zane | Posted 10.06.2013 | Divorce
Kerri Zane

Rather than its original intention, of making things easier, I believe all this new technology has added more stress to our daily lives. But it's not all bad. Some very clever entrepreneurs have stepped up to lend us a virtual helping hand.

3 Ways to Communicate Better With Your Ex

Honoree Corder | Posted 10.02.2013 | Divorce
Honoree Corder

Most likely you didn't divorce or split up without anger, frustration and continuous confrontation. Very few people, I've found, divorce on good terms. In fact, if the relationship had been great, you'd still be together, right? Maybe.

LOOK: Divorced Dad's To-Do List Is Sad And Sweet

Posted 07.29.2013 | Divorce

Let's face it: In those first few weeks after divorce, it can be hard to even drag yourself out of bed in the morning, let alone tackle the demands of...

Single Dad Of 22 Kids May Get Reality Show

Posted 07.29.2013 | Divorce

Orlando Shaw made headlines last month after being sued for child support in one of the most expensive cases in Tennessee. Why was it so expensive?...

PHOTO: The Story Behind This Photo Will Make Your Heart Melt

Posted 07.17.2013 | Divorce

If you hand a little girl a bottle of nail polish, you're almost certainly going to get your nails done by her in that cute, perfectly imperfect littl...

LOOK: The Cute Note One Daughter Left For Her Dad

Posted 07.12.2013 | Divorce

Single parents get by with a little help from their... kids? Well this single dad does, apparently. Reddit user Mrbhensley posted the super sweet n...

5 Crazy Places to Snag a Great Summer Date

Kerri Zane | Posted 08.21.2013 | Divorce
Kerri Zane

Now that you're on the look out in crazy places nothing should stand in your way of a great summer date. But what if you still don't have the nerve to approach that hottie you've spotted across the plumbing supplies aisle?

5 Fun & Free Ways To Entertain The Kids This Summer

Kerri Zane | Posted 08.13.2013 | Divorce
Kerri Zane

For single moms on a budget, this can be a very challenging season. Try to mix in a dose of much needed mommy me-time and it can be doubly complicated. Here are some ideas for summertime fun that won't break the bank.

An Interview With Deesha Philyaw of Co-Parenting 101

Magda Pecsenye | Posted 08.11.2013 | Divorce
Magda Pecsenye

Today I'm interviewing Deesha Philyaw, co-author (with her ex-husband Mike Thomas) of the book Co-Parenting 101: Helping Your Kids Thrive In Two Households After Divorce.