Bradley – One of the reasons I’m happy to be a single mom

JawDroppingDog

By Evie Peck When I was about 29, my best friend from high school, Tia, set me up on a date with Bradley, a guy from her husband’s work. Tia was obsessed (as only a best friend can be) with the fact that I wasn’t close to finding a husband and starting a family. She […]

Share

The Challenges of Dating as a Single Parent

my last boyfriend, three months prior to my first pregnancy.

I think I’ve talked about this before.  Its always on my mind. Dating. I don’t even know where to start with it.  Even sitting down to write this I have many long pauses between sentences and thoughts. I should probably start with I never was a big dater, even in high school.  I remember clearly […]

Share

The Road to Single Motherhood

doctor

By: Melissa Mensavage When it started I was sitting there rubbing my cold, clammy feet together waiting in the crisp, mauve-pink paper vest and sheet laying across my lap. I was wondering how long this was going to take and how soon I could get back to the office when the doctor walked in. We […]

Share

“When We’re All Dead And Not Here, Who Will Be Here?”

Sept2012TNFbasketball

By Barbara Matousek “What sports did Grandpa Jim like?” my son asks. We are standing in the kitchen and he is pulling the scissors out from the drawer, cutting the plastic wrap off a frozen raspberry fruit bar. “He liked all sports,” I say. Sam hands me the wrapper and I place it in the […]

Share

Video-Infertility Series: Females Conceiving Without A Partner

Dr.-Tourgeman

Note from the Editor- This is a continuation of the infertility series that our readers have requested. Dr. Tourgeman will be doing a video series in which he will answer your questions in detail before you even step into a clinic.  He will address single parents and couples, whether same sex or heterosexual.  Please get […]

Share

Single Mom Examining Her Dating Options

large_pools0626

By: Barbara Matousek We are sitting on the wooden deck on the east side of the aquatic center watching our four-year-old boys float on their backs and “do big scoops” and play a game called Mr. Fox What Time Is It, when an older father leads his daughter past us and back towards Sam’s pre-school […]

Share