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Single Parenting

Single parents face special challenges. When everything falls on you, we can lighten your load with tips and tricks that apply to your unique situation raising kids on your own.

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Some high-profile celeb splits are making news not for how nasty they are, but for how cordial they appear to be. So is a peaceful divorce possible for the rest of us? An expert shares tips for how to make it happen IRL. ... more
Now two and a half years after becoming a widow mom, I can function in the world with other people and actually have a good time. ... more
Child therapist suggests ways to explain why dad isn't in the picture, especially around Father's Day ... more
Platonic parenting has different meanings to different people, but no matter its definition, it's a modern trend that seems to be growing. ... more
In case you didn't know—single parents are also full-time superheroes—many of whom pull double-duty as mom and dad. Here are single parents who inspire us to not only survive, but thrive. ... more
Being a single mom isn't easy, but living on one income can be. Single, stay-at-home-mom, Sarah Titus, lives richly in what the world calls poverty. ... more
Psychologist says single moms should proceed with caution when dealing with bio-dad's relatives ... more
August is Child Support Awareness Month, so we asked a family lawyer to explain the sometimes-confusing process of filing for child support when parents were never married. ... more
Divorce parties are a new trend that is growing in popularity among separating spouses. Sure, the concept is kind of funny, but does it go beyond kitsch to the point of harming kids who are watching their family dissolve? ... more
Just because your kids are with their father, or Dad isn't in the picture at all, doesn't mean you can't make Father's Day special. ... more