Single Parent Resources

February 25, 2015

Great resources for single parents.

When Baby Makes Two: Single Mothers by Chance or by Choice by Jene Stoneisfer
Single Mothers by Choice: A Guidebook for Single Women Who are Considering or Have Chosen Motherhood by Jane Mattes

1994 – 272 pages  A handbook for the growing number of women who have chosen single motherhood offers a helpful analysis of available options.

Chosing Single Motherhood: The Thinking Woman’s Guide by Mikki Morissette
Single by Chance, Mothers by Choice: How Women are Choosing Parenthood without Marriage and Creating the New American Family by Rosanna Hertz
Choice Moms

Single Mothers by Choice

Single Mothers by Choice or Chance

Creating A Family

Unsung Heros: Single Mothers and the American Dream by Ruth Sidel – 2006

Ruth Sidel’s book  is an important attempt to dispel the pervasive negative stereotypes of the single mother by presenting personal stories that defy these preconceived images.

Single Mothers in International Context: Mothers Or Workers? by Simon Duncan, Rosalind Edwards – 1997 – 285 pages

This collection explores the variations in the status of single mothers, focusing on the dominant discourses around single motherhood, state policies towards single mothers, the structure of the labour market at national and local levels, and neighbourhood supports and constraints.

Going Solo: Single Mothers by Choice by Jean Renvoize – 1985 – 318 page

Do I Have a Daddy?: A Story about a Single-Parent Child by Jeanne Warren Lindsay – 1999

Addressing single-parent families, this book helps kids (4-8yr old)with absent, deceased, and unknown dads talk about and deal with this often difficult situation.

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