As I straddle the role of being both mother and father, disciplinarian and softie, I learn that we are still a family despite ourselves. My friends call me Mr. Laura, although the politically correct term for a widow is what I call being an only parent.
You see, single moms typically have the advantage of an ex somewhere in the picture who is more than likely involved in helping to raise said children. Trust me, there is a huge difference between the two and while I know divorced life has inherent challenges, we are in very different parenting places.
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