10 ways to celebrate solo moms on Father's Day
Dads deserve the glory today, but don't forget moms raising kids alone
Whether she's military wife with her husband deployed, or a mom without a partner for any number of reasons, solo moms deserve to be celebrated this Father's Day, too. Here are 10 things you can do to make a solo mom's day:
10. Ok, I know this is crazy-talk, but instead of texting her, give her a call just to say hi and let her drone on about whatever she wants. She'd love an ear that belongs to someone other than a 2-year old...
9. Ask her if she's doing something different with her skincare routine - she looks so young and radiant lately!
8. Offer to take her kids for just a couple of hours - long enough for her to enjoy a leisurely bath with a great book, take herself out for a manicure, or however she wants to spend some 'me time.'
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7. Is she a military wife? Find a cute photo you might've taken of her with her husband and frame it for her.
6. Go on Facebook and 'like' a photo of her kids she posts today. Better yet, comment on how great her kids are.
5. Is she on Twitter? Mention her in a post and tag it #fabumom
4. Post a really flattering photo of her on your Facebook page and share your appreciation of her general awesomeness. Emphasis on flattering photo here, people.
3. Are your kids friends with her kids? Ask them all to come over for a playdate. Supply chocolate cake. For the mom.
2. Plant flowers in her yard. Trust me, she wishes she had the time to do it herself.
1. Leave some brownies at her doorstep. Or a bottle of wine. Or brownies AND a bottle of wine. Yeah, leave both.
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I'm going to get bashed here. But my son is a single parent. I gave him a mother's day present. He is mother and father to my grandchildren. It wasn't a large present, but he got it.
His ex wife is an idiot and should not of had a mother's day. She is no mother. My son is the kids's mother.
I was a single parent too. I always bought myself a father's present because I was mother and father. The kids had no right to be with their idiot father that only saw them when he felt the need (when he needed to make an impression with other people) So if someone wants to have single mother's day on father's day, then good on them.
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