Single parent

Vrbo - One Size DOESN’T Fit All: The Traditional Family Holiday Is More unique Than Ever

Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 4:06pm

With nearly 3 million Brits in single parent families1, the research from Vrbo highlights how the shape of the so-called traditional family holiday is changing.

Key Points: 
  • With nearly 3 million Brits in single parent families1, the research from Vrbo highlights how the shape of the so-called traditional family holiday is changing.
  • But how can a holiday as a single parent be relaxing for all the family?
  • And what are the pain points faced by single parents when looking to take their family away?
  • Although officially on holiday, the only real difference to daily life for a single parent can be the change in scenery.

Black and White Kids More Likely to Avoid Poverty and Incarceration in Two-Parent Families

Thursday, June 17, 2021 - 12:00pm

They are almost twice as likely to graduate from college if raised in a stable two-parent family, compared to a single-parent family.

Key Points: 
  • They are almost twice as likely to graduate from college if raised in a stable two-parent family, compared to a single-parent family.
  • Black children do better than white children when it comes to poverty, prison, and college when they are raised in intact, two-parent home and white children are raised in a single-parent family.
  • Specifically:
    36% of young black women from intact, two-parent families have graduated from college compared to just 28% of young white women from single-parent families.
  • 14% of young black men from intact, two-parent families have been incarcerated, compared to 18% of young white men from single-parent families.

Single Moms with Equal Time Sharing Earn More, Finds New Survey of 2,279

Tuesday, March 23, 2021 - 8:23pm

Moms with a 50/50 parenting schedule are more than three times (325%) more likely to earn $100,000 than single moms with 100% time with their kids.

Key Points: 
  • Moms with a 50/50 parenting schedule are more than three times (325%) more likely to earn $100,000 than single moms with 100% time with their kids.
  • 13%, or 1 in 8, single moms have a 50/50 arrangement and 98% of them are content with it.
  • Equally shared parenting is popular with single moms: The majority of single moms, 53%, either already enjoy a 50/50 schedule or wish they had it.
  • 9 in 10 single moms say they could earn more money if they had more equality in their parenting time.

PARENTS LATINA Announces Results Of Its First-Ever Single Moms Study

Thursday, March 11, 2021 - 4:49pm

Having different parenting styles is one of the hurdles that co-parenting presents, with 43% of Latina single moms reporting this as a primary obstacle.

Key Points: 
  • Having different parenting styles is one of the hurdles that co-parenting presents, with 43% of Latina single moms reporting this as a primary obstacle.
  • The study also asked Latina single moms open-ended questions about their views on single motherhood misconceptions.
  • PARENTS LATINA offers advice for single moms to deal with some of the challenges they face, with tips on building a support network, making time for yourself, and more.
  • PARENTS LATINA is part of Meredith Corporation 's(NYSE: MDP) PARENTS Network.

New Documentary Chronicles How Single Mothers Overcome Structural Barriers to Find Fulfilling Careers

Friday, November 6, 2020 - 11:00pm

The film follows three single mothers on their journeys to finding fulfilling and family-sustaining careers by pursuing postsecondary education and training.

Key Points: 
  • The film follows three single mothers on their journeys to finding fulfilling and family-sustaining careers by pursuing postsecondary education and training.
  • Supported by ECMC Foundation and presented by KQED , A Single Moms Story is also available to watch online at rtn.is/single-mothers .
  • With this documentary, were highlighting different pathways to fulfilling careers that single moms have found.
  • We hope stories like these will help shine a light on what could help single mothers succeed in school and as they find a fulfilling path in the workforce.

New Documentary Chronicles How Single Mothers Overcome Structural Barriers to Find Fulfilling Careers

Friday, November 6, 2020 - 1:00pm

The film follows three single mothers on their journeys to finding fulfilling and family-sustaining careers by pursuing postsecondary education and training.

Key Points: 
  • The film follows three single mothers on their journeys to finding fulfilling and family-sustaining careers by pursuing postsecondary education and training.
  • Supported by ECMC Foundation and presented by KQED , A Single Moms Story is also available to watch online at rtn.is/single-mothers .
  • With this documentary, were highlighting different pathways to fulfilling careers that single moms have found.
  • We hope stories like these will help shine a light on what could help single mothers succeed in school and as they find a fulfilling path in the workforce.

Dating.com Announces Its Single Mother's Day Giveaway, Granting Free Service to Single Moms In Quarantine

Tuesday, May 5, 2020 - 2:30pm

Finding that special someone can make enduring seemingly never-ending quarantine nights that much easier!A survey of Dating.com members has uncovered online dating activity and behavioral trends among the single parent scene.

Key Points: 
  • Finding that special someone can make enduring seemingly never-ending quarantine nights that much easier!A survey of Dating.com members has uncovered online dating activity and behavioral trends among the single parent scene.
  • Choose one of mom's very own recipes or a new one you think she would like to try.
  • "Quarantine has made it even harder for single moms to find time to set aside for themselves," says Maria Sullivan, dating expert and VP of Dating.com.
  • There is someone special waiting for every single mom who is curious about Dating.com's extensive, international network of singles.

Dating.com Releases The Single Parent's Guide To Finding A Partner That Is A Perfect Fit For Them And Their Family

Tuesday, March 3, 2020 - 2:00pm

As a single parent it is common to think about your kids feelings when it comes to jumping back into the dating scene.

Key Points: 
  • As a single parent it is common to think about your kids feelings when it comes to jumping back into the dating scene.
  • A survey of Dating.com members who reported to be single parents uncovered why they were hesitant about beginning to date again.
  • Everyone deserves to find their soulmate and partner to walk through life with," says Maria Sullivan, Vice President and Dating Expert of Dating.com.
  • It is common for a single parent to want a fill the silent void in their life with a romantic partner.

Single Parent Resource Center's Fall Fete 2019 To Honor Single Parent Resource Center Board Member And UBS First Vice President Christine Govan & Single Parent Resource Center's Executive Director Rosemarie Dackerman

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 - 8:22pm

All proceeds raised through this event will benefit the programs and services that The Single Parent Resource Center provides to New York City's single parent families.

Key Points: 
  • All proceeds raised through this event will benefit the programs and services that The Single Parent Resource Center provides to New York City's single parent families.
  • "SPRC provides single parent families in New York City with real tools for survival.
  • Christine Govan is a 36 year veteran of Wall Street and a 1st Vice President and Financial Advisor at UBS Wealth Management.
  • For the last ten years, she has served as Executive Director of The Single Parent Resource Center.

Tomboy Woman, Rebel Mom - New Study Reveals Parenting Differences Between Traditional and Modern Moms

Saturday, May 11, 2019 - 8:00am

Here's how the two groups compared in terms of their attitudes towards parenting and gender stereotypes:

Key Points: 
  • Here's how the two groups compared in terms of their attitudes towards parenting and gender stereotypes:
    81% of tomboys and 63% of girly-girls support the idea of stay-at-home dads and working moms.
  • 4% of tomboys and 15% of girly-girls believe that moms who put their kids in daycare in order to have a career are neglecting their children.
  • 11% of tomboys and 22% of girly-girls believe that women should be responsible for the bulk of the childcare.
  • The June-Cleaver-type moms are fading away; now we're seeing corporate moms, single moms, and women who eschew motherhood completely.