National Single Parent Day: Thank You, Single Moms & Dads Everywhere! by Kimberly Johnson

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3 years ago
National Single Parent Day: Thank You, Single Moms & Dads Everywhere!

Today is National Single Parent Day, and while I haven't been one myself, I have the utmost respect for the single parents in my life. Most people don't enter into parenthood with the intention of being single parents, though some very special people do – and I'm particularly in awe of them! I want you to know that we see you and we're here to support you and cheer you on!

Today I want to say thank you for all that you do to keep your kids happy and healthy. Parenting requires selflessness, but single parenting takes it to a new level. You often fill the role of both parents without question or complaint. As they say, you can't pour from an empty cup, so remember to take time for you as well! And please allow your friends, your tribe, to support you. You deserve it!

Read contributor Ann Marie Gardinier Halstead's touching letter to single parents via Huffington Post.

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Ann Marie Gardinier Halstead
This is beautiful, Kimberly Johnson ! I couldn't agree more. <3
Kimberly Johnson
Thanks for the continued encouragement, Ann Marie Gardinier Halstead ! ❤
Heather Murphy-Fritz
Beautifully written :-).
Elisa A. Schmitz 30Seconds
Thank you thank you thank you, Kimberly Johnson - this is so wonderful and hits very close to home for me. I appreciate the recognition and support of single parents, who really do need and deserve it. HUGS! xoxo
Such an important topic Kimberly Johnson and sadly it can happen all through womanhood!

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