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2012 Readers' Choice Award Nominees

Get to Know These Advocates of Single Parent Families

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Minnesota Family Law Blog

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Category: Favorite Family Law Blog

Web Site: www.mnfamilylaw.com

Social Media Links: Facebook

Reasons Nominated:"This blog focuses on father's rights and shares information relevant to parents in Minnesota and beyond."

Not Just Every Other Weekend: Fathers' Rights by James J. Gross

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Category: Favorite Family Law Blog

Web Site: www.mddivorcelawyers.com/fathersrights/

Social Media Links: Twitter

Reasons Nominated:"I write this blog to try to help single dads in their child custody battles."

Our Family Wizard

Screenshot courtesy of Jennifer Wolf

Category: Best Online Communication Tool for Co-Parents

Web Site: www.ourfamilywizard.com

Social Media Links: Twitter

Reasons Nominated:"Our Family Wizard allows you to have private and shared calendars, an online journal, and more."

Pennsylvania Family Law Blog, Written by Fox Rothschild

Screenshot courtesy of Jennifer Wolf

Category: Favorite Family Law Blog

Web Site: pafamilylaw.foxrothschild.com/

Reasons Nominated:"Resource for basic and complicated family law issues (support, custody, equitable distribution)."

Praying Single Mothers

Image courtesy of prayingsinglemothers.org.

Category: Favorite Single Parent Organization

Web Site: www.prayingsinglemothers.org

Social Media Links Facebook

Reasons Nominated:"PSM empowers, restores and equips single mothers globally through conferences, workshops, seminars, counseling, mentoring and prayer and provide various resources to gain and maintain a holistic life with Jesus Christ." "This organization is awesome! Its is an outlet for single mothers to meet other single mothers whom are in the same situation as oneself and give them the opportunity to join in prayer to help encourage one another ans well as prayer for the needs of the that single family household."

ShareKids

Screenshot courtesy of Jennifer Wolf

Category: Best Online Communication Tool for Co-Parents

Web Site: http://sharekids.com

Reasons Nominated:"ShareKids is a free online calendar program for co-parenting families."

Single Mothers Outreach

Category: Favorite Single Parent Organization

Web Site: www.singlemothersoutreach.org

Social Media Links: Facebook

Reasons Nominated:"Assist, Grow, Sustain, Inspire - Our mission is to empower single parents and their children by providing hope, support and resources so that families can become self-sustaining." "SMO provides assistance and opportunities for single parents in the Santa Clarita Valley. I have seen and taken part in trainings, social gatherings, discussion forums, career development, and much more. This organization is staffed with people who understand the struggles of today's single parent." "This organization has been a huge help in helping single parents find resources, giving some resources when available & LOTS of emotional support. I can't tell you how many times they've made a single mother, such as myself, that's feeling there's no hope KNOW that they were not alone & there's HOPE."

Singleton Moms

Image courtesy of www.singletonmoms.org.

Category: Favorite Single Parent Organization

Web Site: www.singletonmoms.org

Social Media Links: Facebook | Twitter

Reasons Nominated:"Singleton Moms provides assistance to single moms facing cancer."

South Carolina Family Law Blog

Screenshot courtesy of Jennifer Wolf

Category: Favorite Family Law Blog

Web Site: www.scfamilylaw.com/

Reasons Nominated:"It's not just for parents in South Carolina. This blog covers a wide variety of topics related to family law."

Talking About Death: A Dialogue Between Parent and Child

Cover art courtesy of Pricegrabber.

Category: Best Children's Book for Single Parent Families

Author: Earl A. Grollmann

Reasons nominated: "This book helps families and children cope with grief and loss. The author offers a unique format, with portions for the adult to read, and portions for the adult and child to read together."

UpToParents.org

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Category: Favorite Single Parent Organization

Web Site: http://uptoparents.org/

Reasons Nominated:"UpToParents helps never-married and divorced parents learn how to co-parent more effectively."

Where am I Sleeping Tonight?

Cover art courtesy of Pricegrabber.

Category: Best Children's Book for Single Parent Families

Author: Carol Gordon Ekster

Social Media Links: Author's Web site | Twitter

Reasons nominated: "This book addresses a lot of the issues kids are dealing with today - two homes, different expectations, etc."

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