How Do You Do It?: One Single Mom’s Answer.

Almost daily, mothers come up to me and say, “I just don’t know how you do it. I don’t know what I would do if I were a single mother.” I never know what to say. I usually make some sort of comment about how “good my daughter is,” or how “yes, it is a […]

mother, as singular possessive.

i am a mother without a partner. i am unmarried; marriage does not denote partnership. i know married women without partners. i feel as though all women, despite matrimony status, are single mothers. you are the only mother your child has. [this statement is non-respective of same sex partnerships and extended families by virtue of […]