30 Days of Blogging, Day 29

I got some kind of flu-ish bug. I woke up at 5am from the stomach cramps, and I was so thankful to have my wife around to help out. She got Avery ready in the morning, took her to daycare, picked her up from daycare, and spent the afternoon working from home as a second set of hands.

When these things happen I’m always keenly aware of how different life would be as a single parent. Hats off to those who work and parent all by themselves. I commend you. Before I met my wife, I actually anticipated that I’d become a single parent by choice. But now that I’ve been a parent for a mere 17 months, I don’t know how you do it.

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3 thoughts on “30 Days of Blogging, Day 29

  1. Was there, did that. When there is no other choice that is what you do. Often, the children understand there is no other choice. But the broad point is: death isn’t an option so single parents and their children do manage and often become a closely knit team. Parents with non-supportive partners do it too.
    BUT: So much better to have an adult support team that can and does make recovery better for everyone. Hope you recover fast!

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