7 Ways to Be a Good Friend to a Single Mom

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Don't ask about her kid unless you really want to know
If your friend has kids but you don't, you don't have to ask her about the kids unless you're really interested. If you connect ... more 
Photo by: iStock
Don't ask about her kid unless you really want to know
If your friend has kids but you don't, you don't have to ask her about the kids unless you're really interested. If you connect on another level or around a specific interest, focus on that. 1) Moms don't want to feel like they're boring anyone by talking about their beloved children who they work so hard to raise and 2) moms want to talk about stuff besides their kids, too.
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Fri, Jan 11, 2013 2:34 PM EST
Everybody has a single mom friend. Married couples aren't quite sure how to interact with her and single people don't know what to do with her kids. Other single moms get her, but they're busy trying to deal with their own lives. Here are 7 ideas about how you can be a good friend to the single mother in your life. (Hint: embrace her situation and stop acting like she's an alien!) - By Carolyn Castiglia



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