Single mom? You're being judged. Credit: Corbis
If you're a single mother struggling to raise kids on your own, here's another challenge to add to your list: Most Americans disapprove of your lifestyle.Although there is a growing a...If you're a single mother struggling to raise kids on your own, here's another challenge to add to your list: Most Americans disapprove of your lifestyle.
Who loses the most in a divorce? Illustration by Dori HartleyI have a book on my nightstand, "On Becoming Fearless" by Arianna Huffington. I use it as a coaster. I hate water rings on wood. The cloudy circles remind me of wed...I doubt very much I will ever be convinced that divorce was the only option and that my husband and I and the girls will all be better people for it.
In the movie "Baby Mama," Tina Fey plays a single woman who drafts a South Philly working girl, played by Amy Poehler, to be a surrogate. Real-life baby mamas don't have it so easy. Credit: Karunpillai/UniversalBaby mamas, you've come a long way...One-fourth of new moms in the United States live in poverty. But, among unmarried moms, one-third are living with someone else and not raising their children alone, according to the most recent Census figures.
The holidays can be a very stressful time for most of us. It can be additionally stressful for people who are struggling to get by, worried about how they will continue to provide for their families, while also struggling to provide some semblance of...