Single mothers hit hard by job losses
Christine Strong couldn’t take it anymore.Four weeks of fruitless struggle with a state unemployment website. Bills piling up. Two small children who needed mothering and teaching, all in the confines of a one-bedroom apartment in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.Strong’s bed broke. Her son’s bicycle broke, depriving him of his only recreation. Her aging mother, also living with Strong, kept getting confused and trying to walk off by herself without a mask.“I had a lot of fear,” Strong said. The 46-year-old lost her job as a customer service representative and cleaner for a train service for cruise ship p...
Olivia Jade says she is 'so blessed' to be Lori Loughlin's daughter in Mother's Day tribute
Video blogger Olivia Jade wrote that she’s “blessed” and “proud” to have Lori Loughlin as a mom in an effusive Mother’s Day tribute on Sunday.Olivia, who’s been in the middle of controversy amid allegations her mother took part in a college admissions scandal, shared the new message in an Instagram post, along with a photo showing Loughlin holding her as a young child.“You are my best friend and have held my hand every day for 20 years making it look like motherhood is an easy job,” Olivia wrote.“You are one of a kind. I love you so so so much & cannot wait to give you all the love in the worl...
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Survey says 'Little Women' and 'This is Us' are what moms want to stream for Mother's Day
When it comes to what moms want to watch this Mother’s Day weekend, an acclaimed film about women directed by a woman and a multicultural family drama win across the board.According a recent survey, Greta Gerwig’s “Little Women” was the top movie and NBC’s award-garnering “This Is Us” was the top TV show celebrating motherhood and the ones mothers want to stream the most.Fandango Now polled more than 1,000 moms this week and found that 84% are bonding with family members while streaming classics at home and 81% plan to stream a movie or TV show as part of their Mother’s Day plans.Whether attri...
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