# Single parenting
A Mom Story: She Had Less, but She Gave More
Prioritizing Her Children was Her #1 Priority. At 16 years old, she became my mom. At 58, she has been the most significant influence on my journey into motherhood. I have not experienced life as a teenage mom, but it must have been difficult, by all indications and assumptions. Still, I did not bear the brunt of those difficulties. My mom did. Solo.
The State of Single-Parent Households in Florida
Is Florida a Good Place to Raise a Child as a Single Parent? How Does it Compare to Other States?. Raising a child as a single parent is an uphill task that requires immense patience and support. With no other parent in the household to rely on, single parents often have to take care of all parenting tasks and expenses alone. If you are a single parent living in Florida, you might wonder if the state offers enough support for you and your child. This article will examine how Florida compares to other states in terms of support for single parents.
Man Drops Off His 3-Year-Old Son at Brother’s House without Him Knowing to Go on a Date With a Woman
Being a single parent is no walk in the park––it's hard work! On top of all this, being single or divorced parent can be tough when it comes to dating again. Time is always in short supply as you juggle parenting, work, and other commitments. So, what do you do when you're trying to "get back out there" but you have a little one at home?
My grandmother drew lines on the backs of her legs to mimic nylons with seams
** This article is based on nonfiction by actual events that I have experienced firsthand; used with permission. My grandmother always dressed well in spite of being quite poor. As a single mom of three girls, her money didn’t stretch very far. Somehow, she still managed to care for them and did a pretty good job. They were never lacking anything that was serious, and she was very good with money and managed to maintain excellent credit.
Single mom has special dinner set for her kids when its their birthday
** This article is based on nonfiction by actual events that I have experienced firsthand; used with permission. My friend, Claire, was a single mom of two boys when I met her. Claire had managed to secure a job that allowed her to work only during school hours, so her budget was tight, and funds were limited. When her boys were young, she stumbled on a cute dinner plate, cup, and bowl that her boys both liked. It was at a steep discount in a budget store, so she purchased one set.
Woman asked to leave church service when she brings her 2-year-old son
Mother and toddlerPhoto byJordan Whitt/UnsplashonUnsplash. ** This article is based on nonfiction by actual events that I have experienced firsthand; used with permission. As a single mom, I had to learn how to do things that normally would have involved two parents. Not everything was easy. My son had some medical issues, and I was unable to leave him in a church nursery as he had a central line in his chest, and most nursery workers became alarmed if they went to change him and they saw the central line. Due to his medical issues, he was a little slower than his healthy counterparts when it came to potty training.
Woman Kicked Out For Not Sending Cheating Boyfriend Money While He's in Jail
*This is a work of nonfiction based on actual events as told to me by a family member who witnessed them firsthand; used with permission. Sometimes people move really fast when they get into a new relationship. When you think you know someone and you end up finding out you don't, things can turn ugly.
An A-Ha Moment On National Single Parent Day
Even when my family was “in-tact” I suffered from mom guilt. I grew up in a beautiful climate, with siblings that were and still remain my best friends, an exemplary parental unit and weekends that revolved around big Sunday lunches mobbed by cousins and extended family. My childhood was the real life “My Big Fat Greek Wedding” and I took for granted that one day I would give my kids the same abundance. But… choices were made, careers took precedence and I found myself raising three daughters miles from any living relative in a place where “polar vortex” is an actual possibility in the weather forecast.