I decided to make a list to point out the fact that you are EVERYTHING! So, the next time you’re feeling less than fabulous about your life, be reminded of your amazingness and consider these things.
Here is a list of 25 undeniably admirable qualities that make us awesome single moms!
1. Being a parent first. With so many things going on and life happening at 99 mph you understand the importance of being a parent first. Being a mother is top priority and you do everything with that in mind.
2. Understanding the importance of “me” time. Taking care of everyone else can be draining. You understand the importance of taking time out to take care of you. When you are happy and healthy, it’s easier to keep the little ones even better.
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4. Selfless. You always consider your children’s needs and feelings, before considering your own.
5. Can balance life and motherhood with ease. You understand the importance of having a well-rounded life and that time needs to be made for more than just being a mom. You are more than that.
6. Super affectionate. You let your babies know you love them with lots of hugs, kisses, and snuggles. Then, you show your love consistently.
7. Confident. You trust your instincts and are not afraid to make your own decisions despite the criticism that can often come. You always stand tall and own your life.
8. Resourceful. You can figure some stuff out honey! You get what you need because you are not afraid to research and ask questions until you get it done!
9. Courageous. You had the audacity to do it alone. You decided that you were enough, and you are not afraid to fail, learn, love, give, and succeed as a result of it.
10. Self-assured – You know what you are capable of and are not afraid to be that for your children.
11. The epitome of resilient – You don’t give up! You continue to go hard to accomplish your goals and create the life that you desire for your kids. Keep pushing.
12. Learning to be humble. You know how to remain humble and still keep your head held high at the same dang time.!
13. Patience in parenting. You know that all babies learn differently. You understand the importance of respecting their differences and are patient in their process.
14. Remain strong. Sometimes it’s easy to break down and give up, but you don’t. You stand strong despite your challenges.
15. The art of multitasking. You have mastered the ability to do several things at one time. Cook, clean, do laundry, play with the kids and do homework at the same time. Girl you good!
16. Creative. You can DIY a costume, throw together an amazing meal with leftovers, and figure out a way to get the kids to eat vegetables.
17. Ambitious. You want to be more productive and successful. You don’t settle for mediocre, you want it all.
18. Flexible – You know when to make adjustments. You know that things change quickly sometimes and you have to go with it. Because life with toddlers gets you flexible quick!
19. Sets boundaries. You appreciate your personal space. Asking others to respect your limitations, time, and decisions allow you to be free and in control of your atmosphere.
20. Knowing when to ask for help. You can’t always do it all. You understand that. When you reach your limit, and the stress is taking over you know how to call in reinforcement.
21. Has a useful support system. You need reinforcement. You have people you can call on in a time of need.
22. Understanding that time is love. You make a conscious effort to spend time with your children, connecting with them and discovering who they are. You show them you care by being there.
23. Have an amazing sense of humor because often times you have to laugh to keep from screaming.
24. Practices positive self-talk. You speak positive things to your children. YOU tell them they are beautiful, smart, talented, and funny. Teaching them to always be optimistic and see the good in every situation.
25. You appreciate the journey. You understand that it is all a process. Every challenge, every triumph is all carefully orchestrated to work together in your favor. Appreciate every moment because eventually you will look back on it and see how it prepared you for your future.