single mothers

Single Father Households Increase Ninefold, But Where’s the Outrage?

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Whenever conversations about single parent households arise, most people instinctively think of mothers. Many—from politicians to televisions hosts–blame single mothers for society’s ills, pinning crime rates, dropout statistics, and all manner of problems to the backs of single moms. Moreover, the conversation on single motherhood...

‘Mama’s Boys Become Baby Daddies’: A Look at “Oprah’s Lifeclass” on Fatherless Sons

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Single Moms are a polarizing figure in our society. Some honor and praise them for shouldering the responsibility of raising kids on their own while others try to siphon off the blame for the breakdown of the nuclear family structure onto single Moms. One of the gripes some...

Open Thread: Video Surfaces of Teens Rapping About Oral Sex — Is Hip Hop or Parenting To Blame?

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The internet is buzzing over a video of five young teenage boys rapping about oral sex. The disturbing clip shows the youngsters rapping about performing oral sex on men in graphic, explicit detail. One line from the rap goes: “Sucking on a díck fast, I never...

Michelle Obama Accidently Calls Herself “A Busy Single Mother”

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One of the more endearing qualities about President Barack and Michelle Obama is that they seem like an everyday married couple. And if juggling marriage, parenting and work isn’t easy for us regular folks, it sure isn’t a walk in the park for the President...