Your legacy may be your child’s mental, emotional and economic demise.
Your boys will grow up to be under achievers, poor contributors to the workforce, and unsuccessful in relationships.
Your girls will be highly educated, independent, financial more secure than men and very likely also single mothers.
Can this be true?
Did you know that 45% of Match.com members have kids? The site conducted a study on single mothers.
Where is all of the love for the single moms of the world? (We're looking right at you, Rick Santorum.) Luckily, Match.com has a ton of respect for the single ladies of the world, including those who have birthed a child or two. To celebrate Mother's Day, Match took a look at the profiles of its single-mom users.
Parenting after divorce presents unique challenges. Here's a powerful free resource to help.
You thought it would last forever, that you'd live happily ever after. Whatever happened to change that, you've gone from Two, to One. But now there's more. Because you're left all alone, but not quite. You're one, plus some.
You're a parent.
You're a single parent.
Read this article to find out how to manage dating relationships when children are involved
This guest article from Psych Central was written by Laura Smith, Ph.D.
Almost a third of children are being brought up by single parents. Lots of those parents date. Concerned single parents worry about how to manage relationships when children are involved. Common questions include:
When do I introduce my child to someone I am dating?
How do I manage an intimate relationship when I have children?
Research suggests that living with two unmarried parents may be as harmful to children as divorce.
Divorce rates are finally dropping, but that doesn't mean people are forging stronger family units. With fewer people getting married these days, the number of kids living in households with two unmarried parents is on the rise. And, according to new research released today by the National Marriage Project and the Institute for American Values, that may be as bad for kids as dealing with a parent's divorce.
Don't let motherhood kill your mojo. Follow these tips to protect your kids as you play the field.
Single parents have it rough trying to balance their personal lives with the demands and responsibility that come with being a parent. Dating can be especially challenging, as there are certain boundaries that should not be crossed because the overall well-being of the child has to come first.