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.

100 Ways to Make a Grumpy Kid Smile

100 Ways to Make a Grumpy Kid Smile

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 »

The Kid with the Red Juice Mustache

The Kid with the Red Juice Mustache

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

My Tooth Fell in My Soup

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 »

Kitty Kat Kronicles (part one)

Kitty Kat Kronicles

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 »

Paolo’s Adventures – The Tale of a Very Brave Little Kitty

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…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

Book - Where Am I Sleeping Tonight

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 »

A Single Mother, A Few Perspectives…

Book: A Single Mother, A Few Perspectives...

… 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 »

Single Mothers & Male Role-Models / Mentors

RETRIBING: The Unpaved Road to Manhood

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. One of the most challenging aspects of single-motherhood can be integrating the balance of a male perspective into the  Read More »