Friday, November 12, 2010

Ode to a single parent

It takes a village to raise a child. Or at the very least: one superhuman parent. Every now and then I don my cape and play that wonder woman. Like many moms out there, when my husband goes away on business, I unofficially become a ‘single parent’. And, also like most moms out there, it’s not an experience I relish.  Yet I do recognize that every now and then it’s healthy and necessary to be ousted from your bubble-wrapped existence. And walking in another mom’s footsteps, even if it’s only for a few short days or weeks a year, helps me to see beyond the periphery of my smug little life.

Click here to read the full article, as featured in Real Zest.

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