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

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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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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.

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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Time Away From My Kids Makes Me A Better Parent

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

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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When Your Child Is Abusive

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.

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

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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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A Letter To The Person I Was 12 Months Ago  

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

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

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

Being pregnant can be hard, even without unwanted commentary.

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

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Ask Erin: My Husband Left Me And The Kids Suddenly — What Do I Do?

They are not yet aware that he’s gone. I know it’s only a matter of time before they figure it out. Image: Thinkstock.

My husband of 11 years recently and suddenly left me and our two children, ages 2 and 6. They are not yet aware that he’s gone. They think he’s traveling for work. I know it’s only a matter of time before they figure it out.

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I'm A Single Mom And I Still Like Sex. A Lot.

I like to wake up in the morning, climb on top of my sexual partner, and ride him. Does that make you uncomfortable?

If a woman displays an outward interest in liking sex, she is automatically labeled "promiscuous." I'm a single mom and I still like sex. A lot.

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