solo mother


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solo mother

n
(Sociology) NZ a mother with a dependent child or dependent children and no spouse
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I have a post-graduate diploma in journalism, excellent references and two children who may never get to university or own their own homes because their struggling solo mother can't find full-time, permanent work.
Miss D is a 36-year-old solo mother who left her partner two years ago after a domestic violence incident.
I am a solo mother to a beautiful five-year-old daughter Liah and have a strong whanau who support us both.
On one visit she encountered a solo mother with three children who was using a veterinary product, recommended by a local kindergarten, to deal with recurrent head lice.
For example, in our initial vision, a nurse might visit a family to dress a grandmother's leg ulcer but may also assist her daughter, a solo mother, in how to shop for healthy meals on a limited budget.
After Sotto's quip, critics reminded him that even his own daughter is a solo mother; Ciara split with businessman Jojo Oconer in 2016 following third-party rumors.
'There's nothing 'na-ano' or shameful about being a solo mother. Am a proud solo mom myself.
"There should be government support for women, including solo mothers. I always say that because I'm a solo mother," she said.
She said: "It was in mine and Oliver's best interest for me to be a solo mother, I would hate to rush into things with someone who I didn't have a spark with.
Richards, a solo mother of three children, began at the HPHO in February last year, on the nurse-entry-to-practice programme (NETP), after completing her nursing degree at Waiariki Bay of Plenty Polytechnic.
Born in England, Tim came to New Zealand at the age of two with his solo mother. Against the odds, she must have nurtured his love of literature and learning.
"I lost my savings, possessions and I was a solo mother so the ramifications were huge, especially in the early years.