According to a new survey, children living with a single parent or step-parent are just as happy as those living with two biological parents - hoorah! In honour of the many lone parents and parents of blended families here on MN, here are a few of their favourite things about the way their families work.
Webchat: April book of the month Americanah is the third novel from Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, author of Orange Prize winner Half of a Yellow Sun. Chimamanda tackles the enormous subject of race with such vitality and intelligence that you speed through the pages enchanted in this epic love story. Post a Q for our webchat next Tues 29 April 9-10pm.