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single

(sing′gl) [L. singulus, individual, single]
1. Indivisible.
2. Unique.
3. Unmarried.
4. Lone; alone.
5. One only.
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Working single parents in the poorest fifth of households are set to lose the most - an average 7% of their income or the same as almost a month's salary.
The New York Junior League and Alan Fuchsberg are exemplary leaders in our quest to support single parent families.
They spent 22 percent of the years between ages 14 and 16 living with a single parent, with 26 percent spending any of those years living with a single parent.
Garrison, whose children are aged 5, 6 and 8, said that support from her adviser, Felicia Messuri, helped her overcome challenges that many single parents face.
Rowling, who was educated at Wyedean Comprehensive on the outskirts of Chepstow, said the stigma around single parents - including a view that they do not want to work - needs to be "challenged".
Many single parents feel out of place when surrounded by two-parent families," points out Wade.
I'd like to thank the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery, Arkansas Career Pathways, the Boards of Directors at the Arkansas Single Parent Scholarship Fund and our volunteers for providing the funds for these industrious students to go to college.
HUNDREDS of single parents in Newcastle have benefited from a specialised helpline over the past year.
Single parents are eligible for the payment as long as their adult kids live with them and are in full-time education - up until their youngest child is 23.
Research by pollsters YouGov found the proportion of people who believe that most single parents don't work has increased to 65%, despite the employment rate among lone parents having in fact risen to almost 60%.
uk, the popular social networking site for single parents from Single Parent Action Network (SPAN), today launched a groundbreaking online Money Survival Kit to give immediate help to single parents facing financial crisis.
Written by a financial writer who is also a single parent, this practical guide for general readers uses plain language and a sense of humor to explain 11 basic financial topics of concern to today's single parent, including budgeting, credit, childcare, health care, and housing, and offers advice tailored specifically for the priorities of single-parent households.

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