5 Things To Never Say Sorry For As A Single Mom

When I ran into parents around town as school was wrapping up, everyone popped the same question:

What is your daughter doing this summer?

I pretty much shrugged my shoulders and said, “Camp Mom.”

When my daughter asked why we can’t go on vacation or why she can’t go to camp like the majority of her classmates, she knew the answer before I responded.

I don’t have the money.

I freelance and have my own business, but I always have a full-time role in addition. However, I along with many other people recently got laid off due to a company liquidation. That means that so far, my summer has been spent interviewing, working on freelance projects and acting as the official cruise director for “Camp Mom.”

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Stop Apologizing,


2 thoughts on “5 Things To Never Say Sorry For As A Single Mom

  1. candidkay says:

    Oh, man. Yes, yes and yes. My sons are more self-sufficient than many in their grades because they’ve had to pitch in more. And I don’t think it’s a bad thing, if tempered with some soft mommy hugs, etc.

  2. Rose says:

    I use to hate that question too!! As a single mom in NYC I couldnt do the $$$ camps. In between me working from home and taking them were I could, that was mainly our summers. Thank God my mom would help out often . We dont need to be sorry…we doing what we can and its humble and right

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