One of the worst things to say to a single mom or dad is telling them how "lucky" they are. Parenting alone is never easy, especially for moms and dads who don't have the benefit of an involved ex who can share the parenting load.
If you find yourself needing to be both mom and dad, 24/7, with little or no support around you, know that the work you're doing matters. And know that there are people in your life who care and who want to lend a hand (or a shoulder) when you need it.
For help managing it all and still finding time for yourself, read 8 Tips for Single Parenting Alone.
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