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Amazing Mom: Diana Spatz

Eden Spatz, left, with her mom Diana Spatz, who struggled to earn her college degree while on welfare. Now, Diana runs an organization devoted to helping single parents make the grade. Credit: LIFETIME Amazing Mom: Diana Spatz, founder of...

Discharge, Not Court-Martial, for Single Army Mom

Alexis Hutchinson with her son Kamani. Credit: Alexis Hutchinson / AP A single Army mom who refused to follow her unit to Afghanistan because she had no one to care for her infant son will be discharged from the military, but not...

Best Advice the Mom Behind Toronto's 'Planet Kid' Ever Got

Sarajane Fillmore is the owner of Planet Kid, a successful kids' clothing boutique located in Toronto's hippest neighbourhood, Roncesvalles Village. Her store is home to a wealth of fabulous Canadian kidswear designers, including herself. She also...

Where's The Dad?

Who's in charge at home? If recent ads from Walmart and Target are to be believed, it's all Mom, all the time. Jezebel has a review of four recent ads from the two big retailers. And they ask a fair question: Where's Dad? The Walmart...

Weisure Time, Trista Sutter, and Viral Video Dads - Links We Love

Is your Blackberry keeping you from your family? Photo: sxc.hu Is "weisure" (or a work during leisure lifestyle) getting in the way of family time? Some experts think that technology is making mixing work and play a little too easy. --...

Dating With Kids - A Dad's Point of View

Dating is hard enough when you're a parent -- what about introducing your date to the kids? Or having sex??? It is human nature to desire a partner in life. Almost all of us want someone with whom to share our existence -- to soar with on the ups...

Toddlers, Tiny Letters, and Joel Madden - Links We Love

Researchers discover a scientific reason why toddlers never listen. The short answer is this: Toddlers can't plan for the future, so even though you're telling them it's going to be cold outside, they won't believe it until they see it for...

Angie Everhart Looking to Profit From Pregnancy

Remember Angie Everhart? The smoking hot supermodel turned actress turned Sly Stallone arm candy? Well, she's back and she would very much like to have your attention. Word on the street (and by street, I mean Perez Hilton) is that the 39-year-old...

Ann Coulter Blames Single Moms for Rape, Murder

Whoo, boy, Ann Coulter was busy this week. During a Wednesday morning visit to the "Today Show," the Queen of Conservatives unleashed her wrath on single moms and 9/11 widows, calling women who lost their husbands in the terrorist attack...

Kate Hudson: making out is hard to do

Kate Hudson says she would love to do what she used to do: have steamy make out sessions with cute boys. Considering the fact that she is single and pretty cute herself, one wonders just what is stopping her from fulfilling her fantasy. It's the...

Single moms looking for love

There is a new reality show coming that is sure to appeal to many of the more than 10 million single mothers in the United States. Single Moms, debuting this June on TLC, takes a look at what it is like for a single woman raising kids to find love...

Hitting my stride as a single mom

Over the course of my nearly fourteen year union with my ex-husband I dabbled in single motherhood a number of times. The efforts lasted anywhere from three weeks to 18 months. It was as if after a certain amount of time the ails that plagued our...

Living single

I gotta hand it to single moms--I really don't know how they do it. I've been on my own with my baby for several days now as my husband is out of town on business. While I've managed, even with the endless rain and errands and running errands in...

I'm a mom, it's what I do

A few years ago I retired from my corporate 9 to 5 job in order to spend time with my children. The grind of working 9 to 5 had increased an hour on each end, and the days of not participating in my kids' lives had grown to an unbearable number. So I...

A black and white intruder

I'll admit that I sometimes get spooked, at nights alone. While Nolan slumbers peacefully, I labour at my computer, hunting and pecking and searching for words and clients. Sometimes I hear a rustle outside, and I envison a masked intruder, hunched...

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