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Single Mothers by Choice

The Single Moms Club -- Take This Job and Love It!

Cocoa Brown | Posted 03.13.2014 | Entertainment
Cocoa Brown

Yes, we still have single mommas in the hood holding it down, but you also have single mothers taking their kids to school or football practice in the Benz they paid for and tucking their kids into bed at night in the house in her name.

The Loss I'm Not Allowed to Grieve

Melanie Notkin | Posted 11.26.2012 | Women
Melanie Notkin

A generation ago, women who did not marry and/or have children by age 40 grieved and moved on. But today, with the advancement of assisted reproductive technology, women are no longer given permission to move on.

Childless So Far: Why I Choose Love Over Motherhood

Melanie Notkin | Posted 10.21.2012 | Women
Melanie Notkin

"You're going to hate me for saying this," says my good friend, a married mom of three, as we stand on the beach and look toward the ocean. "But you'r...

Baby, Love and Going Home

Staceyann Chin | Posted 12.03.2011 | Black Voices
Staceyann Chin

Regardless of how certain I feel most of the time, I can't escape these moments when I am overwhelmed by the many obstacles I continue to face as I press forward, pregnant and without a partner.

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.

'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...