Single Moms

Sons & Daughters

Kenya Barris: Art Imitates Life

When Kenya Barris, the creator of the ABC comedy series black-ish, was growing up, most of his friends came from single-parent homes. His own mom, ...

Sons & Daughters

Brooke Shields: Complex Bond

Actress and model Brooke Shields is the first to say that her relationship with her mother/manager, Teri, was complex. In a 2014 USA Today intervie...

Sons & Daughters

Andrew Jackson: His Solo Mom,Brave as a Lioness

In 1767, seventh president of the United States Andrew Jackson came into life with just one parent; his father died in an accident three weeks befo...

Sons & Daughters

Adele: Crafting a Musical Heritage

Grammy-winning, double-platinum-selling artist Adele (officially named Adele Laurie Blue Adkins) started singing when she was four and never stoppe...

Sons & Daughters

Lord Byron: Like Mother, Like Son

Tempestuous, notorious, and scandalous, the poet Lord Byron by all accounts took after his equally formidable mother, Catherine Gordon. An heiress,...

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