mother and son. Along with letting your child seek his own heroes and role models, there are things you can do to allow him to be male. Whether or not you have a man around to show him the ropes, your son can grow up to be an emotionally healthy male just as many boys of single moms have already. Lifestyle writer and single mom Alyssa Shelasky is raising a two-year-old – and dating at the same time, just like Bridgette Bird in the new SHOWTIME comedy I had a reckless heart, a wild soul, and an infinite passion for art and humanity and any boy with long hair, divorced parents, and inner depth.
How do successful single parents keep it all together? Author, blogger and single mom Christine Coppa shares her advice for surviving (and thriving) as a single parent. Over time, our relationship slowly began to crumble. As the cracks began to turn into craters, my close friends kept suggesting they needed to “get you (me) laid.” To them, all my problems could be solved with a good romp in the sheets with some guy. But I knew sex wasn't the solution. As an almost year-old single mom.