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It's Hard to Be a Kid Today

Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz | Posted 05.24.2014 | Parents
Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz

Let us make our children the priority and work to ensure that they are growing up in healthy, nurturing and safe environments.

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...

Am I the Face of the New American Middle Class?

K. Ford K. | Posted 05.11.2014 | Politics
K. Ford K.

I began to feel I had slipped so low that I was no longer respected. I lost self confidence. I stopped talking about my writing. Soon nobody knew that I was a writer or that I'd ever gone to college. Nobody knew me. I became invisible.

17 Things No One Tells You About Single Parenting

Posted 12.20.2013 | Divorce

When you're a new single parent, the thought of going it alone is more than a little frightening. But the more you know, the more manageable raisi...

Listening to the Little Man Inside, Healing Our Hearts

John McElhenney | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
John McElhenney

I am not the healer. But I can see the need for that masculine energy in their lives. Even in my own son's life. I see that he misses me.

How Can We Expect Congress to Do Any Better Than Our Divorced and Remarried Families?

Jennifer Newcomb Marine | Posted 01.23.2014 | Divorce
Jennifer Newcomb Marine

In attempting to protect them from failure, we have eliminated opportunities for them to develop a healthy sense of self -- one cultivated through trial and error, hard work and by making a contribution to the communities of their family, friends and school.

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...

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...

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...

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 Surprising Way Cops Responded To A Shoplifting Single Mom

Posted 08.05.2013 | Divorce

A woman who was caught shoplifting at a K-Mart in Charleston, West Virginia, last week was in for a surprise when police arrived at the scene. Inst...

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.

Marking Father's Day When Dad Is No Longer Here

Carole Brody Fleet | Posted 08.10.2013 | Fifty
Carole Brody Fleet

Father's Day, 2001. A day that did not start out well. A day on which I had never felt more or so completely alone.

LOOK: Single Dad's Parenting Win Is Super Sweet

Posted 06.04.2013 | Divorce

Co-parenting obviously isn't a competition. But let's be honest, it warms your heart just a little bit when your kid tells you your spaghetti and meat...

Protecting Breadwinner Moms

Kate McGuinness | Posted 07.30.2013 | Women
Kate McGuinness

Regardless of the cause, a woman who is a primary breadwinner in a committed relationship will likely hit some rough patches as her partner deals with this reality.

12 Things To Embrace About Single Parenting

Posted 05.28.2013 | Divorce

Single parenting isn't easy. But for all the hardships and heartache that come with raising a child without your spouse around, there are also some su...

WATCH: This May Be The Best Surprise Ever

Posted 05.24.2013 | Divorce

This might just be the best surprise ever. Lori Clark, a U.S. Army major stationed in South Korea, had planned to watch her son Cameron VanVooren's...

6 Quotes To Make Single Parenting Less Stressful

Posted 05.21.2013 | Divorce

As any frazzled single dad or single mom can tell you, raising a child by yourself is no easy feat. From getting the kids out the door in the morning ...

What It's Like To Be A Single Dad

Posted 05.17.2013 | Divorce

It's no surprise that single parenting is tough. And in a HuffPost Live segment that aired Thursday, journalist Corey Dade opened up about its particu...

Single Mom Care Package

Honoree Corder | Posted 07.08.2013 | Divorce
Honoree Corder

If you've ever been through a divorce or bad breakup involving kids, you're way ahead in this situation, but if not, and you're like most people, you won't have the first clue what to say ("I'm sorry?" "Congratulations?").

How To Raise 3 Kids On $40,000 A Year

Posted 04.25.2013 | Divorce

Raising kids as a single parent is no easy feat, especially when it comes to paying the bills. We were reminded of that earlier this week, when pe...

The 30 Best Things About Being A Single Parent

Posted 03.21.2013 | Divorce

Happy National Single Parent Day! Did you even know it was a holiday? In 1984, President Ronald Reagan officially designated March 21 as the day t...

WATCH: Daughter Pays Tribute To Single Mom

Posted 03.21.2013 | Divorce

In honor of National Single Parent Day on March 21, we wanted to show some appreciation for those parents going at it alone. What better way to do tha...

5 Reasons It’s Better To Be A Single Parent

Kerri Zane | Posted 08.13.2013 | Divorce
Kerri Zane

Yes, it can be very stressful, but there are actually a lot of benefits too.