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The Good Son Comes Home to Inspire All Our Sons

Myrdith Leon Mccormack | Posted 04.16.2014 | Black Voices
Myrdith Leon Mccormack

Why am I writing this? As a single mother, raising two black young men and surrounded by the death of so many young men, I am constantly in search of positive influences that will inspire them, motivate them and keep them on the right path.

Single Mom Snags Huge Shopping Spree With Miami Heat Star

Posted 04.11.2014 | Divorce

He may be gearing up for the playoffs, but that doesn't mean Chris "Birdman" Andersen of the Miami Heat is so busy he can't help out a fan in need. ...

Former NFL Player Has An Awesome Surprise For This Single Mom

Posted 04.02.2014 | Divorce

One Ariz. single mom got the gift of a lifetime recently: the keys to a new home -- courtesy of Habitat For Humanity -- and one heck of a housewarmin...

Divorce Diaries: Top 12 List of Two Years of Separation

Denise Albert | Posted 03.14.2014 | Divorce
Denise Albert

I'm a better mom than I've ever been. No doubt. No question. I'm the mom in the pool now. And I can't get out!

This Is What It's Like To Be A Single Mom In America

Posted 03.18.2014 | Divorce

According to the The Shriver Report, more than 42 million women and the 28 million children who depend on them are either living in poverty or teeteri...

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...

Autism: A New Cultural Competency

William Stillman | Posted 04.13.2014 | Parents
William Stillman

Understanding autism cultural competency includes making compassionate accommodations when and where possible in consideration of someone's sensory sensitivities. This requires not only awareness but compromise.

How A Facebook Post Answered This Single Mom's Prayers

Posted 12.26.2013 | Divorce

Maria Gregg, a single mom from Gwinnett County, Ga., had fallen on some hard times. So a week before Christmas, Gregg made her way to the North Gwinne...

5 Things Your Lawyer Won't Tell You About Divorce

Kerri Zane | Posted 02.25.2014 | Divorce
Kerri Zane

Top of mind, no matter how you proceed with your divorce, always remember that the health, happiness and well-being of your children comes first.

Divorce Diaries: Home Is Where You Wake Up Happy

Denise Albert | Posted 12.31.2013 | Divorce
Denise Albert

I can't wait to wake up happy in my rented apartment that will be home, because that is where my kids are. That is where I will create new memories. That is where I will wake up happy. And that is what I call a dream home.

The Amazing Note A Stranger Left One Struggling Single Mom

Posted 10.30.2013 | Divorce

Any parent will tell you that getting your kids to behave while out to dinner is no easy feat. When you're a single mom with three kids -- including t...

Taming Your Inner Crazy

Jennifer Gardella | Posted 01.23.2014 | Divorce
Jennifer Gardella

Put together an amazing life for yourself full of activities, friends, and work. Find a trust worthy guy to be part of your amazing life. Then leave some calendar space for the relationship to gain traction and start to grow.

Single Moms: Easy Do-It-Yourself Halloween Costumes

Kerri Zane | Posted 12.15.2013 | Parents
Kerri Zane

Halloween is a busy time of year for single moms with young kids. Picking the perfect costume can be time consuming and expensive. So why not opt out of those pricey, pre-made costumes and make your own? Here are five easy do-it-yourself costume ideas.

Generous Diners Leave Waitress And Fellow Customers A Sweet Surprise

Posted 10.09.2013 | Divorce

This story is proof that one good deed can definitely lead to another. On Saturday, a couple walked into the Golden Girls Restaurant in Clinton, T...

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...

Divorce Diaries: Single White Female Mom Denied Apartment

Denise Albert | Posted 11.24.2013 | Divorce
Denise Albert

I will probably continue to be judged for choices I make in my life. I can handle that. I hope I will never again be the recipient of erroneous assumptions made by ignorant people with power. I'm not sure I can handle that again.

How To Be The Best Stepmom Ever

Honoree Corder | Posted 11.23.2013 | Divorce
Honoree Corder

There is nothing quite like falling in love. It's a complete and total bonus when your relationship includes little ones you can fall in love with, too!

Single Mom Sex-Candy on the Side

Kerri Zane | Posted 11.12.2013 | Divorce
Kerri Zane

Single moms have the opportunity to date for a variety of reasons. One is in the hopes of finding a better match the second (or more) time around. No doubt. But another, equally as valid a reason, is for a little ego boosting, physically satisfying sex-candy on the side.

16 House Rules That Make Single Parenting Less Stressful

Posted 09.10.2013 | Divorce

When you're a single parent juggling the demands of work, home, and family, life can be hectic -- and that's an understatement. From planning meals to...

LOOK: Single Mom Lays Down The Law With House Rules

Posted 09.06.2013 | Divorce

It's hard enough being a single parent, but try being one when you're juggling college coursework and all the demands at home. Now that's difficult. ...

What Single Moms Need To Know About Back-To-School Season

Kerri Zane | Posted 10.27.2013 | Divorce
Kerri Zane

For single moms, the season means tiptoeing through a variety of co-parenting and other parent landmines. Several in fact, that first time single moms might not even realize exist. Words to the wise, tread lightly and follow these five rules.

Emily Maynard: Single Mom Superstar

Kerri Zane | Posted 10.23.2013 | Parents
Kerri Zane

Last week, I had the pleasure of speaking with Emily about raising her daughter on her own, the joy's and struggles of being a single mom, her new jewelry business and what the future holds for her and Ricki.

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).

23 Things You Should Never Say To A Single Parent

Posted 08.12.2013 | Divorce

The next time you consider offering a single parent unsolicited advice, you may want to think twice. Though the constructive criticism generally comes...

The Single Mom Superstar Project!

Kerri Zane | Posted 10.10.2013 | Divorce
Kerri Zane

Having a clear picture of your pretty little details and unmentionables is a great way to start your very own personal single mom superstar project. Want to learn more ways to become a single mom superstar?