So when do you introduce your kids to your girlfriend? I don’t know. There’s probably 900 books about it and I bet they’re all written by Ph.D.’s who look uptight and irritable and they’re all undoubtedly bitter and full of self-loathing about being just another stupid contributor to the slop pile of books about parenting. MORE »
Whether you’re a single mom by choice or by circumstance, there’s no doubt parenting solo can be difficult. But it can also be unbelievably rewarding. Babble offers perspective from a mom who credits her divorce for making her a better parent, three women who became single mothers by choice, and a woman who went on a quest to get pregnant without the complications of having a husband or boyfriend. We also look at why so many women today are choosing to have babies alone, how some single moms are sharing housing and support, and what the dating scene is like for single parents.
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Photographer Callie Martin said getting pregnant was a surprise, not a mistake. Nevertheless, she placed "this marvelous creature" in the hands of people who would love and care for him in ways she says she could not. "This sense of loss, this sadness I foster," she writes, "it's my fault. I wasn't living right. This is my baby, but he's not my child."
I got a little excited last week to see the cover of an US Magazine, not because it featured a Kardashian (because, doesn’t it ALWAYS feature a Kardashian?) but because it featured Kris Jenner on the mistakes she’s made as a mother. The citizens of the reality-watching real world, or at least those of us MORE »
Being in a relationship as a solo single mom takes work and plotting.
I'm not looking at getting to know someone as a way to flirt or to find sexual chemistry or romance, I've decided to start interviewing for a co-worker. I have a feeling that if I can find someone who is interested in joining forces, coming on board the Carolyn train, helping me with the things I need help with - I'm going to love him.
My first inclination was to write about how much Valentine’s Day sucks. Then I remembered that I already did that last year with Dawn’s Top Ten List of Why Valentine’s Day Sucks (not the least of which is the fact that the Valentine’s Day mascot is a manbaby who wears a diaper and shoots arrows, and MORE »
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