Because I’m a Single Mother

Being a single parent is twice the work, twice the stress and twice the tears but also twice the hugs, twice the love and twice the pride. – Unknown

A single mother has to fulfill the jobs of two people. She has to do twice more work, having no one with whom she could share the burden of the stressful moments. The bright side is that she gets all the love and attention of her child, and that she is always there for all the significant and heart-warming moments of her child’s life.

I didn’t plan on being a single mom, but you have to deal with the cards you are dealt the best way you can. – Tichina Arnold

Being a single mother is not something that any woman would wish, but unfortunately, it happens. The only solution is to make the most of it, by learning how to balance between one’s needs as a woman and one’s needs as a mother. A single mother can still be a fulfilled and happy woman.

Single moms, you are a doctor, a teacher, a nurse, a maid, a cook, a referee, a heroine, a provider, a defender, a protector, a true Superwoman. Wear your cape proudly. – Mandy Hale

Single moms are almost superheroes because there are few things that they cannot do. They are their child’s best friend and mentor while also taking care of countless tasks around the house. Single moms have super powers indeed and they teach us that when you know how to prioritize, incredible things can be achieved.

As a single mom, I’m juggling a lot and working long hours. Yes, it costs them a little, but what my children get in return is a mother who is energized and content. – Edie Falco

The main struggle of single moms is finding the time and the energy to do all that they need to do. Besides all their responsibilities, mothers wish, most of all, to be able to spend time with their children and share with them a few moments of peace and joy. Children need to see their mother happy and content, not stressed and miserable.

A single mom tries when things are hard. She never gives up. She believes in her family, even when things are tough. She knows that above all things… a mother’s love is more than enough. – Denice Williams

Mothers and especially single mothers have an impressive inner confidence that is contagious. They always know what to do and how to do it, and are never willing to give up when times get rough. When they cannot fix something, they know that love can make everything better.

What is free time? I’m a single mother. My free moments are filled with loving my little girl. – Roma Downey

Single mothers have a different concept of time. They rarely benefit of free time and even when they do have some free moments, they choose to spend those moments with their children, making sure their children receive all the love they need. And since love is never too much, mothers love to spoil their children.

Remember that a single mom is just like any other mom and that our number one priority is till our kids. Any parent does whatever it takes for their kids and a single mother is no different. – Paula Miranda

The number one concern of every single mother is making sure that her child is safe and happy. There are not many differences between a single mom or any other mom except for the fact that single moms share the heavy responsibility of knowing that their child relies 100% on them.

When you are a mother, you are never really alone in your thoughts. A mother always has to think twice, once for herself and once for her child. – Sophia Loren

Nobody knows it better than single moms that once a woman gives birth, her child becomes her primary focus in life. Single mothers cannot afford to be selfish when they know that their children depend entirely on them. Every single mother thinks firstly of her child’s needs and only after those needs are met, she thinks of herself.

I know how to do anything, I’m a mom. – Roseanne Barr

Mothers never receive enough admiration. The truth is that their ability to handle so many different issues and aspects of life is beyond comparison. Single mothers deserve even more of our admiration, considering that they stand on their own and still manage to achieve impressive things.

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