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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
Single Mom Stimulus Grant – Emma is currently giving away $500 each week to a single mom, no strings attached. Apply here
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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