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A single parent is a parent who raises a child without another
parent in the same household. Single parenthood may be a result of
loss, such as divorce or the death of a spouse, or by choice, such
as adoption or artificial insemination.
Being a single parent is not easy. The following suggestions may
help your family:
Organizations and books are good resources.
Parents Without Partners International, Inc.
1650 South Dixie Hwy., Suite 510
Boca Raton, FL 33432
P.O. Box 68
Midland, NC 28107
In Praise of Single Parents: Mothers and Fathers Embracing the
Challenge; by Shoshana Alexander; Houghton Mifflin, 1994
Mom's House, Dads House: A Complete Guide for Parents Who Are
Separated, Divorced, or Remarried; by Isolina Ricci; Simon
and Schuster, 1997
The Single Parent Family: Living Happily in a Changing World; by
Marge Kennedy and Janet Spencer King; Crown Publishers, 1994
Single Parents by Choice: A Growing Trend in Family Life; by Naomi
Miller, Insight Books, 1992
The Ultimate Survival Guide for the Single Father (e-book); by
Thomas Herner; Harbinger Press, 2002