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Managing End Of The School Year Stress When You’re A Single Parent

As much as parents look forward to the end of the school year, it can also be an incredibly stressful time, especially when you're a single mom.

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Single Mom stuck in the middle: It’s normal for things to come to a standstill after divorce. It’s normal to feel stuck.

To The Single Mom Stuck In The Middle

Single Mom stuck in the middle: It’s normal for things to come to a standstill after divorce. It’s normal to feel stuck.

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I miss them. A lot. But I also enjoy the time I have without them and I'm a better parent because of this.

Time Away From My Kids Makes Me A Better Parent

I’m either flying solo — being anything and everything to my two kids — or I am literally solo. And it makes me a better parent.

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Even now, I hesitate to call my child’s behavior abusive. But it’s impossible to avoid the parallels between my situation now and how I felt when I was being abused by my partner.

When Your Child Is Abusive

Yelling. Throwing things. Name-calling. The only thing that holds me back from calling my teenager’s behavior abuse is that they are my child.

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Cop Buying Diapers For A Struggling Mom Illuminates The Stark Truth Of Babies In Poverty

While this is a good time to offer praise for a police officer's kindness, it's an even better time to talk about what it's like to be a young mother who can't afford diapers.

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You no longer have that sick anxious feeling you had being married to someone you couldn’t trust.

A Letter To The Person I Was 12 Months Ago  

Some days you will still struggle and you will fall but let me tell you this. Look up, see that — that’s the light at the end of the tunnel. It’s coming. So many times you sat crying, unable to move, unable to imagine the light but here it comes.

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Why About A Boy Is The Best Unconventional Christmas Movie

Christmas movies are as much a staple of the holiday season as trees, stockings and spiked eggnog. And About A Boy is the best!

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Being pregnant can be hard, even without unwanted commentary.

8 Women Share What It's Like To Be Shamed During Pregnancy

Pregnancy has the potential to be one of the happiest times in a woman’s life.

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