Single Moms

Single mom support, because being a parent is hard and being a single parent is even harder. We're able to take on twice the work with half the support. Let's ask questions and share advice!

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Keeping the father away by CHOICE

I really just want to get some perspective on the issue. Is anyone out there, being a single mum by CHOICE? I've fought, and will continue to try keep the biological 'father'...

Started by Vanessa on 10/07/2010 in Single Moms

Last update on 04/28/2015 by Mary

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Father in my childs life yes or no?

I have a two month old and the father and I live together near all of his family. We had been fighting constantly since before he was born and he is someone I cant trust he lies...

Started by Amanda on 04/03/2015 in Single Moms

Last update on 04/28/2015 by Tara Lou

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Does my son's dad have legal rights?

I was told a while back that my son's father has no legal rights to him even though he has his last name and he signed the birth certificate. Does anyone know if this is true?

Started by Christie on 08/19/2009 in Single Moms

Last update on 04/27/2015 by Keita

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Any single Mother's of twins!?!?

I'm starting to feel like I'm the only single Mom of infant twins. I have been a single Mom since 9 weeks into pregnancy with my twins....they are now 7 months old. I live with...

Started by Summer on 06/08/2009 in Single Moms

Last update on 04/27/2015 by Iris

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over night visitation for newborns/nursing baby

does anyone know the over night visitation laws (more specific in iowa) for a newborn? i plan to breastfeed and really have no desire to let my baby go stay with the father over...

Started by ROBIN NOELLE on 06/05/2012 in Single Moms

Last update on 04/26/2015 by Caitlin

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How to havs more energy during the day and at work?

I'm 6 weeks pregnant with my first child. And I am constantly tired. I know sleepiness is normal. But I didn't think I'd be this tired. I always thought my sister's and friends...

Started by River on 04/09/2015 in Single Moms

Last update on 04/26/2015 by Hschwant

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Single Moms

Hello. I'm a single mom living in Las Vegas with a 8 month old girl, looking for other single moms with children around my daughters age that maybe want to do playdates and...

Started by Sarahh on 04/21/2015 in Single Moms

Last update on 04/24/2015 by Sarahh

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Ex-husband wants to try again after 3 year break.

What do I do with this situation?!?! My ex-husband (married for 4 years) was too immature to sustain the marriage 3 years ago, but after spending more and more time together, I...

Started by Jennifer on 02/25/2009 in Single Moms

Last update on 04/23/2015 by Eva7111

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Making friends

I am recently single. I am realizing that I have dedicated my life to my once significant other and my children so much so that I now find myself single with no friends or...

Started by Nancy on 04/19/2015 in Single Moms

Last update on 04/23/2015 by Crystal

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Two Last Names

My 6 year old daughter has two last names and she is currently in Kindergarten. I'm not sure what last name she should use?? Mine or his?? Her dad is involved but I taught her...

Started by Danielle on 02/10/2010 in Single Moms

Last update on 04/22/2015 by Debra

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Talking to the father...unplanned pregnancy

Hey all, I'm 9w pregnant by a man I was casually dating for 5 months. We were using birth control but it clearly failed. We are both 30--he's a doctor and I'm a lawyer. Long...

Started by Megan on 04/21/2015 in Single Moms

Last update on 04/21/2015 by Brynn

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Making friends

I am recently single. I am realizing that I have dedicated my life to my once significant other and my children so much so that I now find myself single with no friends or...

Started by Nancy on 04/19/2015 in Single Moms

Last update on 04/20/2015 by Susan

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Child support process

So my daughter is 23 months and I decided a couple of months ago I was going to go after her dad for child support. I got a letter in the mail about how we all need to show up...

Started by Tasha on 04/20/2015 in Single Moms

Last update on 04/20/2015 by Raye

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i need new friends

It's very hard to make new friends I'm a mum of 4 I never get any time for my self and all my friends have moved away r have moved on with there life's

Started by Wendy on 04/20/2015 in Single Moms

Last update on 04/20/2015 by Susan

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Started by Jennifer on 04/08/2015 in Single Moms

Last update on 04/20/2015 by Raye

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I want full custody of my daughter

the baby's father as mad at me just because I will not let him take my daughter alone and he threaten to take me to court but I do not like the things that he do or does because...

Started by Brittany 1 day ago in Single Moms

Last update 1 day ago by Brittany

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Potty Training Shut Down

My Son is 3 1/2 and still not potty trained. He was going every day all day long for a few weeks and I thought he was almost broke, but the he just shut down and won't sit on...

Started by Rachel Erin Holly 6 days ago in Single Moms

Last update 6 days ago by Rachel Erin Holly

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I want full custody of my daughter

the baby's father as mad at me just because I will not let him take my daughter alone and he threaten to take me to court but I do not like the things that he do or does because...

Started by Brittany 1 day ago in Single Moms

Last update 1 day ago by Brittany

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What would you do if you were in my shoes?

Four years ago l was in a new relationship with a total stranger who l met on online dating site. After four months we had our first sex. Before that l went on pill but coz I'm...

Started by Sarudzai 2 days ago in Single Moms

Last update 2 days ago by Evelyn

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First time pregnant mother

I really don't know where to start. I have no idea what to do. The father of my child is in the military and decided he wants nothing to do with me. I have asked him just to be...

Started by Latisha on 05/21/2015 in Single Moms

Last update 6 days ago by Latisha

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First time pregnant mother

I really don't know where to start. I have no idea what to do. The father of my child is in the military and decided he wants nothing to do with me. I have asked him just to be...

Started by Latisha on 05/21/2015 in Single Moms

Last update 6 days ago by Sharon

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Homeless

I am 24 years old with a premature newborn baby and two small children we are homeless with nowhere to live. I have no job no money no family and no car I really need a place to...

Started by Melissa 5 days ago in Single Moms

Last update 2 days ago by Evelyn

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First time pregnant mother

I really don't know where to start. I have no idea what to do. The father of my child is in the military and decided he wants nothing to do with me. I have asked him just to be...

Started by Latisha on 05/21/2015 in Single Moms

Last update 6 days ago by Sharon

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Dad Troubles

My son is now 2 months and 5 days old and his father has yet to give me a penny for any of his expenses. Although he expects every right over him and tries guilt tripping me...

Started by Alejandra on 05/14/2015 in Single Moms

Last update on 05/18/2015 by Michelle

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I need help

Mine and my ex husband separated, and he and I moved apart. He moved in with his parents, because he had a really bad drinking problem. And a bit of crazy life style. So I moved...

Started by Brittaney on 04/28/2015 in Single Moms

Last update on 04/29/2015 by Evelyn

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keeping the father away by choice

I'm emily. My son is 2 months old. His father hasn't been around since I told him I was pregnant when I was 4 weeks along. Ive recently contacted him thinking he deserves to...

Started by Emily on 04/28/2015 in Single Moms

Last update on 05/08/2015 by Rhonda

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Teenage tantrum

I realized my son has suddenly changed to be very disrespectful and bad tempered, he has been throwing tantrums over petty matters and he would slam the door very hard.

Started by Mdm on 05/17/2015 in Single Moms

Last update 5 days ago by Mdm

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Father not wanting anything to do with his child

Not asking for any harsh responses I'm just new at this and really don't know. I'm pregnant and I'm due in October. My child's father said he doesn't want anything to do with...

Started by Alicia on 05/08/2015 in Single Moms

Last update on 05/11/2015 by Alicia

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Birthday visit

Hi, Our court orders from earlier this year state that NCP gets children x hours each on Sat and Sun. NCP wanted to get time on children's bdays if it occurred on a weekday....

Started by Michelle on 05/06/2015 in Single Moms

Last update on 05/11/2015 by Michelle

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Homeless

I am 24 years old with a premature newborn baby and two small children we are homeless with nowhere to live. I have no job no money no family and no car I really need a place to...

Started by Melissa 5 days ago in Single Moms

Last update 2 days ago by Evelyn

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Single mom with a boyfriend struggles

I have been with my boyfriend for 6 months now and he really is the best most caring man I have ever been with. My problem is every time my son goes next to him or he even...

Started by Alexabudetti on 05/13/2015 in Single Moms

Last update on 05/20/2015 by Michelle

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Keeping the father away

I found out I was pregnant in August 2013, I told the only man that I had slept with that I was expecting his child. He and I never dated, I made a poor decision, and got a...

Started by Lauren on 05/11/2015 in Single Moms

Last update on 05/18/2015 by Michelle

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Father not wanting anything to do with his child

Not asking for any harsh responses I'm just new at this and really don't know. I'm pregnant and I'm due in October. My child's father said he doesn't want anything to do with...

Started by Alicia on 05/08/2015 in Single Moms

Last update on 05/11/2015 by Alicia

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Birthday visit

Hi, Our court orders from earlier this year state that NCP gets children x hours each on Sat and Sun. NCP wanted to get time on children's bdays if it occurred on a weekday....

Started by Michelle on 05/06/2015 in Single Moms

Last update on 05/11/2015 by Michelle

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Homeless

I am 24 years old with a premature newborn baby and two small children we are homeless with nowhere to live. I have no job no money no family and no car I really need a place to...

Started by Melissa 5 days ago in Single Moms

Last update 2 days ago by Evelyn

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custody battle

hi im new to this site. I was a single mom with my 6 year old son. I had a rocky relationship with his father. He does not approve of some of the ways i do things with my son,...

Started by Natalie on 06/29/2014 in Single Moms

Last update on 07/01/2014 by Natalie

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Single mom with a boyfriend struggles

I have been with my boyfriend for 6 months now and he really is the best most caring man I have ever been with. My problem is every time my son goes next to him or he even...

Started by Alexabudetti on 05/13/2015 in Single Moms

Last update on 05/20/2015 by Michelle

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Signed his rights away

Any moms had this happen to them? Baby daddy signed his rights away to me except a visitation once a month and to see her on Father's Day. What's life for you since then? How...

Started by Aubreyrosecanan on 01/22/2015 in Single Moms

Last update on 01/28/2015 by Trisha

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Keeping the father away

I found out I was pregnant in August 2013, I told the only man that I had slept with that I was expecting his child. He and I never dated, I made a poor decision, and got a...

Started by Lauren on 05/11/2015 in Single Moms

Last update on 05/18/2015 by Michelle

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Father's Day for Single Moms

Happy Father's Day to all you single moms who have unconditionally and lovingly played both roles for your children! Kudos to us.....!

Started by Dionne on 06/19/2009 in Single Moms

Last update on 06/15/2012 by Connie

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How to deal with a deadbeat dad?

I need to vent. Drew's dad has never met him. I have been holding out hope that he will come to his senses and realize he is missing out on the best thing he could have in his...

Started by Amanda on 01/11/2010 in Single Moms

Last update on 04/12/2015 by Jahz