Single Parents Are My Personal Heroes: Let Me Tell Why on National Single Parent Day by Tori Ulrich

Parenting Single Moms
a year ago

Single Parents Are My Personal Heroes: Let Me Tell Why on National Single Parent Day

All the single parents, all the single parents, put your hands up! You are champions. You work so hard, you do so much and most of you do it with no fanfare. You do the work of two, sometimes with support of another parent, or sometimes in spite of that same other. 

Please know that you are doing an incredible job. Really, you are. I was raised by one of you for a while and though there were things that I wish had been different, I learned things that have made me a better human:

  • how to be resilient
  • to be a team player
  • that sometimes life isn't fair

But also that love matters, no matter the number of parents. Your kids see you and will remember how hard you loved them. And though it may not seem like it now, they will be stronger because of you. I promise.

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Ann Marie Patitucci
I love this, Tori Ulrich! What a beautiful message to single parents everywhere! Thank you for sharing it with us.
Elisa Schmitz, 30Seconds
OMG, this brought tears to my eyes. Hit very close to home. Thank you for the kind and supportive and empathetic words to inspire single parents, Tori Ulrich - so needed and deserved! XOXO
Dawn Taylor
Thank you for this. It is a very tough job but very rewarding.
Mike Prochaska
Yep single parents are hero’s! I do it for two weeks sometimes and when wife gets hole from work trips I’m like thank god! Hope her beds stay filled she she don’t have to do more
Gwen Johnson
Love our single parents! They really are heroes.

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