The Sometimey Guilt of Single Motherhood.

I became pregnant in the fall of my sophomore year of college at Spelman. Cue single mother shame, pressure from my parents to get married, pressure from other family members to terminate my pregnancy, lack of support from my Morehouse ‘boyfriend,’ and hesitant support from my close friends. Despite the brewing situations, I pressed on […]

Dare to Hope Again: Single Mom Jerdi on Incarceration and Parenting.

Today’s Community Blogger Jerdi writes a powerful, compelling account about the various ways in which her family is coping with the incarceration of her daughters’ father, their paternal grandmother, and other relatives. For single mothers of children with incarcerated fathers, Father’s Day can be complex and challenging. Our thoughts and support are with you this […]