When I’m asked for advice about being a single mother by choice, there’s one book I always recommend. It’s probably the most comprehensive book about choosing single motherhood there is.
Originally self-published by fellow ‘choice mum’, Mikki Morrisette, in 2005, ‘Choosing Single Motherhood: The Thinking Woman’s Guide’ is the SMC bible.
Reading about the hundreds of women who have gone before me on this unconventional journey, was transforming and reassuring. It turned something I was feeling predominantly negative about into a positive step towards the life I wanted.