single mom (248 results)

{Let’s Talk About Sex} How A Single Mom Talks To Her Son About Sex

By MICHELLE BOND When I close my eyes and think of my man taking me in his arms and passionately kissing me, I imagine us...

– Oct 10, 2011

{Bringing Up Boogie} The Longing: A Single Mom Searches For Magic In the Darkness

By BASSEY IKPI So this sadness returns quietly. Always quietly. No great trumpeting or horn blast. No drum circle or full bodied gospel wail. No...

– Mar 28, 2011

A Black Single Mom Lets Go Of the Fear And the Statistics

By Alicia Harper I never thought of myself as a fearful person. I’m more the person who believes in the beauty of believing that anything...

– Feb 21, 2011

{Bringing Up Boogie} Single Mom Dating Is Confusing And Kinda Sucks Ass

I've been single since before Boogie was born. I was not with his father while I was pregnant or any time after that. I've dated...

– Jan 10, 2011

Watch This! Diary of a Single Mom

It’s a story that always seems to be told from the underbelly the single mom as the long-suffering, community-ruining, government program-draining, man-eating, neck-swizzling baby mama...

– Feb 17, 2010

Homeschooling Black Children: This Is How (and Why!) This Mom Does It. Plus: a Book Giveaway!

Homeschooling Black children took a whole 'nother meaning after this white mom of brown children saw Black history ignored in her children's school.

– Jul 28, 2015

The Attack On Black Single Mothers: Outrunning Stereotypes, Carrying the Burden

Black mothers are forced to expend energy trying to outrun the idea that they are bad mothers who birth and then neglect bad kids with uninvolved, bad daddies. And that's a sin and a shame.

– Jul 13, 2015

This Picture of Hero Mom Toya Graham, Her Son and Anderson Cooper Is Worth 1,000 Words

Hero mom Toya Graham and her son, Michael Singleton, are pawns. This picture makes that very clear.

– May 1, 2015

Hip Hop Heart: J. Cole Will Let Single Mothers Live at 2014 Forest Hills Drive

Sensitive to the dilemma single moms face when it comes to housing their families, J. Cole plans to donate his childhood home to mothers in need.

– Jan 29, 2015

Love & Renewal: What My Daddy Taught Me After Mom Passed Away

I expected my father to need a lot of hand-holding at our first holiday dinner after mom died. Boy, was I wrong.

– Dec 16, 2014