Single Parenting Progress: Ten Years On…

I write this on Halloween. A day for ghosts and ghouls and sticky fingered children. For me though, Halloween has, circumstantially, become a day in which key life events have occurred for me which have marked important change. If I was to be really dramatic (what, me?!) you could say Halloween is a day in…

Single Mother Stigma

This evening as I scrolled mindlessly through my personal Facebook account I read a post by a fellow single parent I know. She was tired from working full time and raising her kiddies, and obviously something had triggered her. So she posted about it. A blurty, raw post seemingly born from frustration and anger towards…

Single parent loneliness (sometimes)

  There's a lot of single parents about nowadays. I just don't seem to know many! I mean, if the media was to be believed us single mums are out there pushing out those babies like some kind of chain-smoking, dole-claiming, penis-riding takeover of respectable middle-England. To be fair the few single parents I know…