CHICAGO TRIBUNE -- Mar 13 -- There are 12m single parents living with children younger than 18 in the U.S., according to 2007 Census Bureau figures, a whopping 200% increase over 1970, when there were 4m. Match.com reporting that 47% of its U.S. members have kids. "Single parents are coming out of the woodwork and are no longer ashamed of their status," says Morgan Siler, 29, co-founder of iheartsingleparents.com, which went online a year ago and gets 200,000 page views a month.
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Mark Brooks: I am one such woodworm child-of-a-single-parent. SingleParentsMeet.com is the niche leader for single parents and is run by People Media, formerly Zencon Media, which also operates the category leading BlackPeopleMeet.com service.