I have been a single mom for most of my daughters’ lives, and there are a lot of things I’ve done when I only had 50 bucks in spending money a month.
He treats and loves the girls as if they were his own, but respects boundaries, knowing he is a father figure, but not their father.
At their worst single moms are associated with welfare, unkempt and unruly kids. The single mother is just keeping it together, just scraping by.
Regardless, it’s important to remember that stepparents are a type of parent, too—many, if not most, of us are engaged fully with the children in our lives.
Do men think that they're special if they are willing to date single moms?
By Jessica Fowler. She sees the family that I had dreamed would always surround her, but has since taken a different shape.
By Stephanie Land. Our life may be a little crazy and chaotic most of the time, but we both have a general idea of how to cope.
A stepmom reassures her stepdaughter that it's okay to want things to be the way they were when her parents were together.
You made me a mother, even if the rest of the world didn’t recognize it right away.
When I learned you were going to be part of my son’s life, I couldn’t breathe.