single motherhood


One more reason why IVF for older women is not a good idea. Not at all

Michael Cook | 13 August 2016 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: Florida, IVF, older mothers, single motherhood


Celibate mothers carry forward the sexual revolution

Michael Cook | 12 October 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: IVF, single motherhood
There are women who want a child but no intimacy and no love.


The new silence which is destroying our kids

Jeremy Sammut | 30 January 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: Australia, broken families, child abuse, divorce, single motherhood
Why are politicians and the media ignoring the cause of most child abuse: the breakdown of the traditional family?


Could 1 in 5 boys have ADHD? And why?

Carolyn Moynihan | 02 April 2013 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: ADHD, boys, single motherhood
Alarming figures for ADHD in the United States were published over the weekend.


Does “the end of men” begin in fatherless homes?

Carolyn Moynihan | 21 March 2013 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: labour market, men, single motherhood
A new study indicates fatherless boys do worse than girls in the labour market.


Global family values and Spanish schizophrenia

Carolyn Moynihan | 19 March 2013 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: family values, single motherhood, trust, working mothers
The World Family Map -- a final report, in which we find that 80 percent of adults in Spain support the idea of a woman deciding to have a child on her own, while 78 percent think a child is happiest with a mother and a father. Go figure.


Single motherhood: hard row to hoe

Michael Cook | 19 July 2012 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: single motherhood
Being a single mother is no fun, the New York Times discovers in this video report. Maybe marriage is a good idea, after all.


JK Rowling and the Family Secrets

Carolyn Moynihan | 04 August 2011 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: Harry Potter, J K Rowling, single motherhood
JK Rowling, the UK’s “most influential woman” according to one magazine company there, was also at one time Britain’s most famous solo mum. Now she has discovered that she comes from a long line of single mothers -- and finds it “reassuring”.


Drifting into family chaos

Carolyn Moynihan | 23 February 2011 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: child welfare, family, marriage, single motherhood
A recent Pew poll found that Americans are broadly tolerant of “non-traditional families” but draw the line at single motherhood.


Are tots really OK when mum goes back to work?

Carolyn Moynihan | 04 November 2010 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: child development, single motherhood, working mothers
One of the most studied aspects of childhood in recent decades is early, non-maternal childcare. Research tends to show benefits for a child’s cognitive development but not for emotional wellbeing and behaviour. Now a study has found that youngsters are less likely to succeed at school if their mothers return to work within a year of their birth.


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