Lacking spousal backup, how do people manage work commitments, life’s curveballs and parenting duties without something getting lost in the shuffle?
Forgive the friends and in-laws who you felt deserted you.
It’s hard enough being a working mom, but what if you’re a single mom?
Before you start the pity party, read how we enterprising solo moms make it work—and maybe get a helpful tip or two in the bargain.
One caveat: Statistics don't tell how many single moms are with a partner (and choosing not to get married), how many live with family (so they have some help around), and how many are truly alone.
But the point is, there are a lot of single moms out there. Even so, single mothers agree that even when overwhelmed, there's usually a way to work out problems.