Single Parenting

You may be a single parent, but you're not alone. Read the stories and advice of other single parents here. Plus: Resources and advice for parenting through a difficult relationship with your ex and help for widows.

10 Ways to Reduce Single-Parent Stress

One of every four American children today lives in a single-parent home. And though the circumstances may vary (some parents are divorced, others are widowed, and others are single parents by choice), the reality is that solo parenting is often stressful, demanding, and hectic. If you are a single mom or dad, there are 10 things you can do to help minimize the stress in your life -- and bring back the joy of parenting.

13 Inspiring Celebrity Single Moms

Parenting is tough enough when you're part of a pair; doing it solo is even harder. Whether they're co-parenting through divorce or completely on their own, these celebrity single moms handle it with grace.

6 Strategies for Single Mom Success

How to set goals, say goodbye to guilt, and look on the bright side.

Surviving (and Thriving) as a Single Mom

Four common challenges and how you can overcome them.

The Single Mom's Survival Guide

If you're splitting up, you need to help your kids (and yourself) make it through the rough stuff.

My Life as a Teenage Mom

At 15, most girls are thinking about clothes, boys, and parties. But Jamie got pregnant -- and now she's focused on raising her son.

Benefits to Being a Single Parent

No, it's not easy raising kids alone. But it's not as awful as you might think. In fact, there are some wonderful benefits.

Study Shows These Parents Sleep the Least

A new survey from the CDC sheds a light on parents' sleep patterns, including who regularly gets less than the recommended seven hours.

If You're Thinking of Becoming a Single Mom

The benefits -- and the challenges -- of single motherhood.

Study: Why Family Breakups Are Hardest on Girls

The absence of a father figure may have long-term negative effects on girls' health, according to a new study.

How to Deal With Rude Questions

Every pregnant woman gets asked rude and invasive questions -- but single moms-to-be get a few extras thrown into the mix. Here's how to answer those wild and weird queries.

Life When Dad's Away

His job keeps him on the road -- you're home with the kids. Here's how to survive.

Your Single Parenting Dilemmas, Solved

We've gathered your most common single-parenting dilemmas and brought them to our panel of experts.

Advice for Single Dads

Advice and resources to help single fathers feel better about parenting.

Dr. Spock: Growing Up in a Single Parent Family

Parenting advice from one of America's favorite experts.

Single Parents' Secrets of Success

The secrets of success in single-parent households.

The Single-Mom Dating Guide

I can't set you up with the right guy, but I can give you some pointers about getting back in the game.

Single Parents: Finding Support

How to let go of the bitterness and find the support you need.

Parenting on a Dare: My Decision to Accept Teen Motherhood

Follow the journey of one young mom adjusting to life with a baby.