Category: Single Parenting

The ONE book every single mother by choice should read

The ONE book every single mother by choice should read

When I’m asked for advice about being a single mother by choice, there’s one book I always recommend. It’s probably the most comprehensive book about choosing single motherhood there is. Originally self-published by fellow ‘choice mum’, Mikki Morrisette, in 2005, […]


Why I’m NOT a single mother by choice

Why I’m NOT a single mother by choice

Let’s get one thing straight. Despite how it might appear, I am not a single mother by choice. For those who don’t know, that’s how the particular way I became a mother is often referred to. But it’s not a label […]


How to support your single mother friend

How to support your single mother friend

First of all, your single mother friend is a lucky woman. She has a friend who’s taking the time to read this post and wants to support her. Lucky her. Being a single mother can be a lonely place. And […]


A letter to my daughter

A letter to my daughter

Dear precious girl, When I look at your little face, here’s what I see. Your round cheeks, your hazel eyes, that tiny nose that turns up perfectly at the end. The mess of wild hair around it. I see the […]