I'm Living Proof: Growing up with a Single Mom Can Actually Be Great ...

When I was growing up, single moms were a rarity, but now it's pretty common for a strong, single woman to be raising her kids on her own for all kinds of reasons.

It might seem a little scary at first, but here are a few of the ways growing up with a single mom (or single dad) can be pretty great.

1. You Have an Excellent Role Model

Every single mother I've ever met - including my own!

- is smart, tough, hard-working, resourceful, resilient, and strong.

What more could you ask for in a role model?

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