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Solo Mom Advice: Realize What It Is That You Need, and Then Ask For It Without Guilt

From Anne’s story: My family has been just great! They have really been there for me through difficult times when I was close to being burned out. I used to doubt if anyone, besides me, would love my child as … Continue reading

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From Ironman to Solo Mom – feminine and masculine balance in solo parenting

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Today I celebrate 21 years anniversary as Triathlon Ironman distance finisher. And what do I mean by that? Well, you see, in my youth I was an active triathlete and on August 13. 1994 I finished my first Ironman distance … Continue reading

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What do you answer when your child asks, “ Where is my dad?”

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There are many donor children around the world. Some of them do not know that a sperm donor has helped bring them into this world. Most of them actually have a mom and a dad, but because their dad has … Continue reading

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Find or Create a Solo Mom Network Of Your Own

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I have participated in many different networks and groups in my journey to becoming a solo mom. It has been a wonderful experience to meet other single women who at the time were also going through fertility treatment. I was … Continue reading

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Remember To Ask For Help!

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Raising a child on your own is hard work, no matter if you are a solo mom, or you never asked for it. To some solo moms it can be rather difficult to ask for help when the going gets … Continue reading

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My Solo Mom Plan Was Indeed Challenged by the ”Dating Jungle”

Several of the single women I have met or talked to have told me that once they had made up their mind about having a child with a donor, they would meet a great guy, and go on a few … Continue reading

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A great network requires that you have more in common than being solo moms

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In my experience it is important to have a good and stable network in place, both while you are in the process of deciding, and once you have made up your mind and started the process of becoming pregnant, as … Continue reading

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A Close Friend as a Sperm Donor?

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Once it became known to my friends and family that I wanted to become a solo mom, I have experienced a close friend has offered himself as a sperm donor. I was truly grateful for the generous offer – but! … Continue reading

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Stay happy and immune to reactions from your surroundings!

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You may face some sarcastic comments from other people, should you – just like I did – decide to share your considerations with your surroundings. It is most likely not intentional, but it may be hurtful as you are in … Continue reading

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I Want to Be a Mother Because…

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I believe it can help your decision making process if you determine why you want to be a mother. I recommend that you make a list with all the reasons you can think of. You can also note down all … Continue reading

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