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Single Parenting

If you’re a single parent, that doesn’t mean you’re alone. Motherly is here with honest advice and perspectives from other mamas who’ve been there.

Single Parenting

The fairytale of independent motherhood

One mom’s journey of turning a failed engagement into her own true love story.

Motherly Stories

I’m a single mother by choice and my son has half-siblings across the globe

In a world that often values traditional family structures, my son's story serves as a reminder that family comes in all shapes and sizes.

Celebrity News

Robert De Niro admits he doesn’t do the ‘heavy lifting’ of parenting his new baby

Robert De Niro on fatherhood: "I don’t do the heavy lifting. I’m there, I support my girlfriend. But she does the work."

Motherly Stories

I am my children’s safe space and their constant comfort

Moms are the quintessential workers that show up every day.

Celebrity News

Keke Palmer’s supportive message to single parents—’pull out your cape’

The actor welcomed her first child in February.

Single Parenting

I wish I hadn’t spent so much time as a single mom hoping the days away

I wish I had learned to live in the moment a little more and appreciate the solitude for what it was.

Motherly Stories

Why I refer to myself as a ‘single-lone mother’ instead of a ‘single mother’

Single motherhood refers to very different realities and a vast range of life experiences, which is why I refer to myself as a single-lone mom.

Single Parenting

I’m a divorced mom, but don’t tell me my kids live in a ‘broken home’

I'm proud of the home I've made for my children, because let me tell you, single motherhood isn't easy.

Single Parenting

Single moms are not synonymous with struggle

The long-standing history of shaming single moms is steeped in patriarchy and government failure, not reality.

Divorce

To the divorced mama struggling at Christmas: I see you

Here are 6 things I learned to not only survive—but thrive during the holidays.

Celebrity News

As a divorced mom, Adele’s new album means so much—and here’s why

"Easy on Me" speaks to divorce in a rare but necessary way.

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