If you guys know anything about me by now, it's that I'm a really excellent cook. I can boil water faster than anyone else and I almost never don't recycle the Chinese containers. So who better than me to pitch a brand-new show to the chef/geniuses over at Food Network?
Dear Mr. President, I find myself often saying that I don’t need my husband. I say this because I was a single mother for several years. I worked hard to make sure I could one day be able to provide for my baby and myself. I went to school full time, juggled internships, and worked […]
There’s no question that single parenting can be a hardship. Even with fair child support payments and a reasonable custody arrangement, parenting alone can be an emotional and financial drain. At the same time, if money is tight, most parents — single, married, separated, whatever — hopefully learn to trim expenses wherever possible. Like, say, […]
What is the difference between dating and being in a relationship? When you change the way that you look at it, the difference becomes quite clear. According to a video I recently watched, dating is like test-driving a car; at least that’s how men look at it anyway. You test-drive a car to see how […]
More than one-third of America’s 107 million singles are parents. According to Match.com’s second annual Singles in America Study, which surveyed over 5,000 American singles, 78% of single moms reported being happy in their lives - a finding slightly higher than that of single women surveyed without children. Additionally, the study found that one-fifth of single mothers would […]
According to the US Census Bureau, there are almost 10 million single mothers and nearly 2 million single fathers in this country. Samantha Fraelich, Vice-President of financial firm Bernard R. Wolfe & Associates, notes that “single parents often have no other person or income source that they can fall back on, which can create challenges.” One […]
Katie Roiphe is a single mother. She lives in New York, theoretically the most open-minded city in the country. She works as a writer, theoretically a discipline peppered with creative, liberal, and open-minded people. Ten percent of babies in the U.S. are now born to women without partners. Given these things, you’d think Roiphe’s choice […]