There are 10 million single moms in the United States. Many are raising boys.
And despite the naysayers, many are doing a great job!
Is single parenting difficult, especially during a pandemic? Absolutely. But single moms have more power and potential than they realize, says Emma Johnson, aka Wealthy Single Mommy.
Johnson, a single mom of two (a boy and a girl), is the author of The Kickass Single Mom: Be Financially Independent, Discover Your Sexiest Self and Raise Fabulous, Healthy Children. She’s also the founder of Wealthy Single Mommy and a strong advocate for shared parenting.
In this episode, Jen, Janet & Emma discuss:
- Parenting during the pandemic
- Single parent stressors
- How single moms can give to others
- Building systems of support
- Co-parenting — & how to navigate co-parenting during a pandemic
- How (& why) moms need to to include fathers
Links we mentioned (or should have) in this episode:
Wealthy Single Mommy — Emma’s website
The Kickass Single Mom: Be Financially Independent, Discover Your Sexiest Self, and Raise Fabulous, Happy Children, by Emma Johnson
Moms for Shared Parenting –– an activist organization promoting equally shared parenting
Is Shared Parenting Best for Boys After Divorce? — BuildingBoys blog post
Millionaire Single Moms — Emma’s FB group
Being a Single Mom During This Pandemic is No Small Feat –– Your Teen article
In Defense of Single Moms Raising Boys — BuildingBoys blog post
Tips for Single Moms Raising Boys — BuildingBoys blog post
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