6 Books for Single Mothers by Choice & Their Children
Are you thinking about solo motherhood or perhaps already in the process of raising a child on your own? Then you might enjoy books written for single mothers and their children.
A child will bring joy, love, and challenges into your life. As a Single Mother by Choice, you may find yourself experiencing these by yourself while wondering how to approach it all. This is where books and stories from other solo mommies are of great help.
Read along for a curated list of inspiring books for you and the little ones growing up next to you.
Books for single mothers by choice
In the following section, we have put together a list of three books written specifically for single mothers. They include thoughts on the decision to become a single mother, as well as advice from other women on similar journeys.
Choosing Single Motherhood: The thinking woman's guide
Written by Mikki Morrissette
Based on over a hundred interviews the author conducted with single mothers, "Choosing Single Motherhood" entails updated research on family structures and advice from child experts to provide you with as much support as possible.
The 10 Best Decisions a Single Mom Can Make: A biblical guide for navigating family life on your own
Written by Pam Farrel and Peggy Sue Wells
"The 10 Best Decisions a Single Mom Can Make" is a brilliant guide on how to parent children alone but confidently. The authors, single mothers themselves, bring functional advice to your home’s library.
Choosing You: Deciding to have a baby on my own
Written by Alexandra Soiseth
The author of "Choosing You: Deciding to Have a Baby on My Own" engages you with a diary-like recollection of personal experiences on deciding to become a single mother and all the ups and downs that came with having a baby on her own.
Books for children with single moms
In this section, we recommend books for children who are lucky to have single mothers as their family. Books are a great way to learn about new things and using them to illustrate and explain your decision to become a single parent to your kids can be a great idea.
All Kinds Of Families
Written by Mary Ann Hoberman
The book “All Kinds of Families” is a positive introduction to the different types of families that coexist in today’s modern society. It contains a lot of illustrations, allowing children to have fun, learn, and understand their own type of family.
Before You Were Born: My wish for a baby
Written by Janice Grimes
“Before You Were Born” tells the story of a mama bear that gets to have a cub thanks to donor sperm. This book is an excellent option to teach your children what fertility treatment is and how it helped you join the world of parenthood.
Chloe Wants To Be A Mother
Written by Rosa Maestro
“Chloe wants to be a mother” focuses on Chloe and a shooting star granting her wish to become a mother. The book highlights how Chloe’s daughter – and your child – is a beautiful blessing born in a very special family.
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