Single Moms Aren’t Superheroes — We Need Help

Sometimes, people think that we single moms can do anything without any help. But that is really far from the truth. 

Kids require a lot of time and attention, something we don’t always have. That’s why some moms opt for putting their children in daycare, so they can get time to get everything done at home. 

The life of a single mom is a constant tornado. From taking the kids to school, driving to work, working hard to earn money, and then returning home to do even more chores.



The financial aspect of our life is complete chaos. We are always struggling with managing money because there are a lot of things that require investing in. 

Besides finances, something that we’re not always good at is taxes. Sometimes we try to do it ourselves, but we have so much on our mind that everything goes wrong. This is when hiring a tax lawyer or tax planning Vancouver is a necessary splurge. 

Control your expenses and always try to spend the least amount of money possible. Working a full-time job while raising a child is no easy task, so we need to make sure that the money is going towards a productive end. 


Self Care

We are so busy in our day-to-day life that we often don’t have time to take care of ourselves. 

We take such excellent care of the kids that we forget about ourselves. Self-care is vital for any person – it can liberate stress and restore your mental health. 

Being a single mother involves a lot of stress and planning, so sometimes we can feel overwhelmed by all the things that need to get done. You should take at least half an hour to yourself and enjoy a lovely hot bath, and complete your skincare routine every day.

Having a Partner

Finding someone that loves you and your child isn’t as easy as it seems. Often, men don’t want to get involved in a relationship when you have a child, and they think that a single mom brings too many problems.

But they’re totally wrong. Having a child is the best thing that could happen to anyone – you have someone that will love you unconditionally no matter what. Being a single mom will help you discover yourself and what you truly want in a relationship. 


Final Thoughts

Being a single mom is a full-time job that requires a lot of energy and patience. If you have neither of those, then you’ve got a problem. We can do a lot for ourselves, but we sometimes need a little help in order to keep us sane.

About Pepper

I am a single working mom, trying to raise my kid the best way I know how. Join me as I navigate my way through the jungle that is Single Mom-hood, armed with rose-colored glasses and strength of spirit. As pepper adds spice to food, so does my daughter add spice to my life. She makes life no less than…PEPPERRIFIC!

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