single mother


: a mother who does not have a husband or partner

Examples of single mother in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Galitzine plays a heartthrob boy band singer who falls for a 40-year-old single mother. Zack Sharf, Variety, 9 May 2024 Image Rabia Khan spent those years as a single mother with her parents and a houseful of sisters and brothers, nephews and nieces, raising Manaal, their child who was born after Majid’s capture. Carol Rosenberg Natalie Keyssar, New York Times, 9 May 2024 Branching Out tells the story of Amelia, a successful architect and single mother by choice, played by Drew and her exuberant daughter Ruby, played by Cora Bella. Rebecca Angel Baer, Southern Living, 27 Apr. 2024 The documentary about Mongolian female nationalist gang leader and single mother Gerel Byamba will make its North American debut at Hot Docs on Monday. Addie Morfoot, Variety, 25 Apr. 2024 Woody Harrelson was raised by a single mother while his father, Charles Harrelson, was in and out of jail Woody Harrelson’s parents were practically polar opposites. Lynsey Eidell, Peoplemag, 23 Apr. 2024 Amy Chadwick spent years scrimping and saving as a single mother of two to buy a house in the town of Lahaina on the Hawaiian island of Maui. Audrey McAvoy, Fortune, 22 Apr. 2024 All businesses are closed, so where can this atoning single mother purchase the main ingredient? Carlos Aguilar, Los Angeles Times, 12 Apr. 2024 In 2018, Democratic Rep. Katie Porter became the first single mother elected to the House of Representatives, and Democratic Sen. Tammy Duckworth of Illinois became the first member of the Senate to give birth while in office. Caitlin Babcock, The Christian Science Monitor, 4 Apr. 2024

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“Single mother.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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