Who wants to be a single mom? Any takers? A new study
suggests it’s not such an unappealing prospect: Two in five unmarried women say
they’d consider raising kids solo, in spite of the challenges.
They’re called “SMBC”: Single
Mom By Choice. And it makes sense they’re a growing trend. A Pew
Report found that women are the primary breadwinners in 40 percent of
American households. So, fewer mom wannabes need a man to make ends meet.
But the news isn’t all good
for single moms. Only 30 percent of survey respondents felt that single mothers
could do as good a job at childrearing as two parents. Because let’s face it: Couples
can tag team and give each other much-needed breaks. Still, for women who don’t
want to wait for Mr. Right to have kids, it’s nice to know they have other