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*Disclaimer: I received compensation in exchange for writing this post on Mom.me, in celebration of National Single Parents Day. 

Any parent can agree that parenting is tough. It is a challenging and complex experience that requires every fiber of your being, and although at times you can become overwhelmed and exhausted by it, you would never trade it for the world. Being a single parent is no different. The added level of complexity comes with the fact that you’re handling most, if not all, of the responsibilities of raising your child on your own.

National Single Parent Day is the day to recognize and honor the valiant work and sacrifices of single parents to raise healthy and happy children. As a significant number of children are raised in single-parent households, this recognition is unique and powerful—it not only recognizes the single parent’s hard work, dedication and passion towards raising their child, it motivates and drives single parents to continue this work even when society frowns on parenting without a partner.

In celebration of Single Parents Day, I have been asked to think about what it means to be a single parent. My answer is as complicated as the question…

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About Natasha

Hi, I'm Natasha! I'm a 30-something Program Manager and blogger at Epic Mommy Adventures. Most importantly, I'm a single mom to my adorable son, who drives me nuts in one moment and melts my heart in the next. I enjoy sharing our epic stories, giving advice to other single moms, and sharing my co-parenting woes. I also share blog hops, giveaways, product reviews, and so much more. Join the fun!

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  1. Standing up in applause…clap clap clap clap clap! Amen my sister. You brought tears to my eyes with this one. Every single word you stated is true. I have raised my boys and in some ways I still am by guiding them as they entire independence to adulthood. Just graduating from college, finding a job, and budgeting can be difficult and I’m still there to guide them. I made it as a single mom of twins so please be blessed to know that you to will make it. It won’t be easy, but this too shall pass.

    • Thank you for the positive words, Lowanda! I really appreciate it!
      And yes, we as moms will always be there for our children, well beyond they believe they need us. Like you said, I definitely feel blessed! 🙂

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