The Single Mother's Diary: 11 Women Who Have Defied the Odds of One Parent Homes (Paperback)

The Single Mother's Diary: 11 Women Who Have Defied the Odds of One Parent Homes By Dr. Ava Eagle Brown (Editor), Marva Rollins OBE (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Dr. Ava Eagle Brown (Editor), Marva Rollins OBE (Foreword by)
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In the UK, there are more than 1.7 million single mothers while in the US, more than 15 million women are parenting children on their own. This book by 10 single mothers shares a universal and empowering message: You are not alone, single moms―and your wisdom, strength, courage, sacrifices and selfless love are worthy of celebration.

The world tells single mothers that they are destined for poverty, sacrifices, a single life and being broke at retirement. Sometimes the narrative gets even deeper as many voices in our culture imply that children from single parent homes will often amount to very little, if anything at all. Too often these moms who do it all have been misrepresented and maligned.

Dr. Ava Brown has gathered 10 women: Joan Davis-Williams, Christianah Agbabiaka, Ava Payne, Marva Rollins, Andreen Cephas, Anneth Bryan, Mary Wanjiku, Natasha Gordon, Eveana Shacara Henry and herself, who share their real-life stories, their resilience and setbacks, hopes and fears, their embarrassments and triumphs.  This book was written to shift that trajectory, however, and rewrite that story... just like millions of women who can torpedo this narrative by creating their own version of what a single mother life could and can be.

This book doesn't negate from the fact that most single mothers would have preferred a different path, yet in our individual cases we all played the hand we were given. Please note, this book is not a father-bashing book, this is far from it. Rather it is a book where lessons learned are shared to help other single mothers navigate what can be a very lonely path.

About the Author

Dr. Ava Eagle Brown is an author, transformational speaker, and NLP qualified coach and entrepreneur. Drawing on her own experiences, she assists others to reach their full potential through determination and tapping into their greater self. She shows others how to achieve and break down barriers regardless of background, color, or marital status. She shares her own story with her clients in order to inspire and challenge.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781628656633
ISBN-10: 1628656638
Publisher: Authors Place Press
Publication Date: October 24th, 2019
Pages: 158
Language: English