Stories

We hear hundreds of stories from single parents each year. Read some of these stories here, using our topic filter to help you find stories that are relevant to you.

Single and pregnant at work

Posted 4 December 2017

Edith realised she was pregnant shortly after a tragic event. She discusses how the support of her friends and family helped her navigate pregnancy, and gives advice to any single mother who finds themselves juggling...

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Divorce in an Asian culture

Posted 23 June 2017

Sonia, 41, is from the South East and is a single mum to two girls, 11 year-old Kiran and nine year-old Jas*. For the past five years she’s overcome numerous challenges, from dealing with divorce...

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Bringing up a child with additional needs

Posted 12 March 2015

Dannie is 27 and works as a midwife. She has one son, Joshua, and she talks about bringing up a child with additional needs. Josh and me I had Joshua three weeks before my eighteenth birthday. He...

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