"Adam called his wife's name Eve; because she was the mother of all living." Gen.
Eve knew the heartache of losing a child after her son Cain killed his brother Abel. It was through Seth that the ancestry of Jesus Christ was established.
"There are days when it's hard to feel as if I'm being the best mother," she admits.
"But then my best friend or another parent will remind me to hang in there or tell me she's proud of all I've done for my kids, and the morale boost helps to keep me going."For Tracy Shaw of Southbury, Connecticut, life wouldn't be the same without her Wednesday night supper club (she and three other families from her daughter's daycare center take turns cooking meals), a reasonably priced handyman, a support group called Parents Without Partners, a circle of friends, and reliable babysitters.
Single fathers are also somewhat less educated than single mothers, older and more likely to be white.
Compared with fathers heading households with two married parents, single dads are younger, less educated, less financially well-off and less likely to be white.
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