Parenting is a never-ending voyage of discovery—raising a child teaches us who we really are, reveals our strengths and shortcomings, and challenges us to be our best selves as we struggle to be the people our children need us to be. Parenting with the End in Mind…by Design is the perfect guide through this journey. The author, Miranda Bartholomew, tackles Read More »
Books for Single Moms
Single mothers carry an enormous load of responsibility, especially those having sole and/or primary custody of minor children.
They nourish, they nurture, they teach, they discipline, they shelter, they protect, and they provide… all without the assistance of another equally-invested adult.
There are numerous books written for, written by or dedicated to single mothers. Here you can read about many of these books, get information on them and see which SingleMom.com find interesting. Several of these books are also offered in the giveaway section.
Lord, Help Me, I’m a Single Mother is a memoir and collection of poetry about a single mother and the struggles she faced. The life of a single mother ever challenging as you must be both a mother and a father. It is nearly impossible to imagine raising children on your own, but when you have to, either you step Read More »
As a mother, I know how it feels to see your child’s face light up with joy, glee or contentment. Unfortunately, no kid, no matter how pleasant his disposition, seems to wear that cheerful expression for long. In my book, 100 Ways to make a Grumpy Kid Smile, I provide loads of tips, advice and instructions on how a mom Read More »
My most recent book, The Kid with the Red Juice Mustache and other nostalgic companions is the second anthology of humorous children’s poems in picture book form. This installment continues with earlier themes of childhood memories. These poems, once again taken from memories to me, friends and my family’s experiences. I have tried to present vibrant, funny, and engaging stories Read More »
My Tooth Fell in My Soup is a charming book written by Erik Korhel. It contains 21 lovely poems and 26 full color illustrations about childhood, first loves, falling teeth, picking teams, breathing fire and much more! Many of the illustrations are taken from childhood photographs accumulated over the years. The poems are based on Erik’s childhood experiences during his Read More »
There seems to be a sign in my yard that only homeless felines can see, which simply reads, “This way to Sunshine’s House- free food and shelter”. Apparently, there are signs posted throughout the neighborhood about a buffet that awaits on my deck. If cats could text, word would spread like wildfire and then what would I do? Oh boy! Read More »
…A True Story of Healing Hearts Banguero’s book tells of Paolo’s rescue from the wild last year with his three siblings. They were healthy, but Paolo’s chest hadn’t fully developed and his heart and lungs were under stress. The kitten grew short of breath easily and his prospects seemed grim. “Paolo made an amazing recovery and so did I,” says Read More »
Where Am I Sleeping Tonight?-A Story of Divorce, Boulden Publishing, 2008, is the only children’s fiction storybook about shared custody for the elementary school aged child. The story is about two brothers, Mark, a 4th grader and Evan, a 1st grader. It chronicles their daily life, having two separate homes, and the common experiences children with divorced parents experience, both Read More »
Landra Glover’s message for SingleMom.com readers: I was fresh out of undergrad and not fully established when I became a single mom and it changed my life. My son’s father was moving on so it was either sink or swim. I packed my things and moved back to Portland Oregon from Laurel Maryland in hopes that my situation would Read More »
… and anyone else who is a single parent a book by Mary Elizabeth Jones Are you looking for a single parent guide written by an author who understand and shares your experience? Are you a single mother by choice? Are you looking for single mother assistance or single mother help? Would you like to learn about single motherhood? Does Read More »