Solo moms are suffering and stressed as they navigate this threatening new reality. The coronavirus adds additional risk to the already precarious day-to-day reality of many of the 8 million single mothers in the United States.
Author: Marika Lindholm
Dr. Marika Lindholm founded the social platform Empowering Solo Moms Everywhere (ESME.com) to ignite a social movement of solo moms. A trained sociologist, she taught courses on inequality, diversity, and gender at Northwestern University for over a decade. After a divorce left her parenting two children on her own, she built ESME out of academic and personal experience. Marika is also the coeditor of We Got This: Solo Mom Stories of Grit, Heart, and Humor, a frank, funny, and unflinchingly honest anthology—written by 75 Solo Mom writers, including Amy Poehler, Anne Lamott and Elizabeth Alexander. Marika can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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