"I think it's interesting when people ask me if it's hard being a single mom. I understand why people ask, but I don't think they're thinking when they ask.
Because really, single or married, parenting is hard.
It's hard with two hands, four hands, 10 hands.
It's hard no matter what — house, an apartment, two incomes, one income, siblings, no siblings.
It's hard because we love. It's hard because we, as parents, believe that our role as parents is
So I sing songs about nonsense,
spend time working on behavior issues,
listen and teach,
because I love her.
Because I believe that all these little things are part of God's unspeakable, beautiful work inside her that I can't see.
It's hard, but not because I'm a mom without a dad in this house.
It's hard because I'm committed to her. I'm committed to being her mom and taking my role seriously."
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