It's A. By quiet I mean the baby, sorry, my 4-year-old is very loudly sawing logs next to me in the bed as I work on a tedious research paper. The screen brightness on my laptop is turned to almost nothing, which I'm sure really helps with my overall loss of night vision. My son usually isn't in my bed, but tonight he is sick.
Graduation Speech: Remember The Other Day
Being a single mom is the hardest, most empowering thing I’ve ever done - Motherly
Jelina Sheppard says she would've never been able to graduate from college without her son's patience and motivation. When the year-old single mom walked across the stage Saturday to accept her diploma from the North Carolina Agriculture and Technical State University, she let out a sigh of relief, and thanked her 4-year-old son, Karter Sheppard. When I'm in need of a hug, he's there with open arms. I never thought I'd have a little boy watching over me, but I'm so happy I do.
Surviving the Insanity of Grad School as a Single Mom
Let's pay tribute to the hard-working women of the world who do the heavy lifting of raising kids with strength and courage on their own. Whether by choice or happenstance, these women are a village all unto themselves, and these quotes about single moms and sayings about single motherhood capture all the hard work and emotions of the experience. As best-selling author Barbara Kingsolver said, "Sometimes the strength of motherhood is greater than natural laws.
Well, that future came soon enough. After he moved out, suddenly that was completely on me, no matter how burned-out I felt. And not only was I doing all the work during the day, but then once they were asleep there was no one there to help me clean up the hurricane-house, or fold the endless baskets of laundry or to remember to turn the dishwasher on before bed. There was no one to get up with the kids in the middle of the night either, to help soothe their tears, or put them on the toilet, or give out Tylenol for sudden fevers or scrub puke out of the carpet.