Single Parenting

Raised by a single dad

Raised by a Single Dad: Memories and Life Lessons

(Originally posted in a co-parenting Facebook group. Reposted on Kandy Apple Mama with permission.)Kristen and I are members of many co-parenting groups on Facebook. We love hearing success stories, offerin...
Financial struggles of a mom after divorce

7 Financial Challenges Mothers Face After Divorce

Going through a divorce is traumatic enough for your emotional well-being, let alone the damage done to your financial life. As a mother, concerns about what your divorce is doing to your children consume your ...
Before getting a divorce

13 Things I Wish I Would Have Known Before Getting a Divorce

When my ex-husband and I decided to split, it was like being thrown into another dimension. I knew nothing about dissolving a marriage - legally speaking, nothing about lawyers or how to pay for them, nothing about custody orders or the terms inside them. Noth...

How to Save for College as a Single Mother

Being a single mother presents so many extra issues when it comes down to raising a child.  There’s no extra person there to pick your child up from school, no one to help you discipline them, and there’s also ...