- a mother who brings up a child or children alone, without a partner.
Origin of single mother
Examples from the Web for single mother
Contemporary Examples of single mother
While 18 percent of American families fall below the poverty level, 43 percent of single-mother households do.When Your Child Kills: the Parents of Criminals
December 21, 2012
In single-mother households, lack of economic resources is to blame for poor performance in school.Jen v. Bill: Who's Right?
Joyce C. Tang
August 13, 2010