You do not have to go through this decision-making process by yourself. So many of our members tell us that they wish they had joined SMC earlier.
Trying to Conceive (TTC) or Adopt can be a stressful time. There are so many potential ups and downs in the process.
When you become pregnant as a single woman, it can feel like a great accomplishment. It can also feel a bit lonely at times.
You may be a single parent but you don’t need to parent alone. No one can know what it’s like to be the sole parent quite as well as another sole parent.
Time Lost. Time Gained
There are many things I miss about not having the amount of time and energy I used to have. I miss cooking a simple dinner that I would crave at that moment while listening to my favorite playlist and drinking a gin tonic, or a glass of wine or a vodka tonic or any alcoholic…
As a new parent, you try to prepare for everything by reading books, joining apps, searching blogs, and googling. But there is one thing no one can ever prepare you for and that’s the MOM GUILT! The constant worrying about making mistakes, leaving your child, and trying to get everything right. It’s usually unnecessary, unhelpful,…
Podcast Ep 111: Single Mothers by Choice with Jane Mattes
“In our conversation, Jane talks about her journey as a single mother, why she is so proud of the SMC community, and how her work as a psychotherapist has overlapped with her work at SMC. We discuss the three categories of women who seek the support of SMC while also unpacking some of the key questions that single mothers grapple with, like telling children about their origin story and how to approach dating as a single parent. Jane has been a key player in an extraordinary movement that has impacted thousands of lives. To learn all about her incredible journey and the inspiring work over at SMC, be sure to tune in today! …”
“I joined SMC when my son was a baby, and he's about to turn 21! The wealth of knowledge and support I've received from SMC got me through some really hard times and I found some great friends. We are a diverse group, and yet we are wholeheartedly there for one another.”
– Nancy N