Single Parents - are you proud?

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@Bizziebod (3526)
April 29, 2008 4:06am CST
How many single parents are there out there who can say they're proud of their parenting skills. I've been a single mother for most of my daughters life due to circumstances beyond my control and I must say I'm pretty proud of what I've achieved! I've worked either full or part time all of her life, she has everything she wants (although not spoiled)and she's a decent young human being, with manners and a generally a good kid. She's recently moved out and although parenting doesn't end there.. I think I've done a good job and my friends agree too.. I won't deny it wasn't hard and not something I would choose to do again.. How many others can say this and what are your views?
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@rmuxagirl (7559)
• United States
29 Apr 08
my mom was a single mom and I couldn't be more proud that she was able to raise me and my brother by herself.
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@Bizziebod (3526)
29 Apr 08
It's great to hear it from the other side too! Alot of my daughters friends have said 'i wish my mom was like yours' to here and I do take that as a compliment as I know I thought it about other moms when I was little but not young adult hood! Thanks for sharing this.. I'm sure your mom is just as proud of you!
@slickcut (8141)
• United States
29 Apr 08
Well i am not a single parent but i am a mother and If you raised your daughter i would like to congratuate you on your acheivement..It is hard to raise a child with two parents so you did great...You have every right to be proud of your accommplishment....I do not know if i could have done what you have done...I am glad i was not put to the test....
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@Bizziebod (3526)
29 Apr 08
Thanks slick cut for your support! Happy parenting!
@freak369 (5122)
• United States
29 Apr 08
Hey you!!!!! I had no idea this was your post! When I saw the header I thought, "oh no, another slam against single parents" but I was more than happy to see that it was you that posted it! Even when I was married I was still a single parent as his idea of child rearing was bringing home a pay check. I am proud of my boys and try to give them everything in the way of education, material items and of course love. Please don't be a stranger here! I've missed ya!
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@Bizziebod (3526)
29 Apr 08
Thanks freak appreciate it - I promise I'll be here a little more often when I can.. Thanks for your post!