Single parenting is pretty damn normal

In an otherwise kind of glum Future of Children article on the subject of single parent households came this truth: “Regardless of family structure, the quality of parenting is one of the best predictors of children’s emotional and social well-being.”

Today, it isn’t unusual to have a family photo on the wall featuring only one adult. But, the media and social norms carried on from grouchy old people (To be fair, some of them survived the effing war so, fine – grump away)

Just know there are support groups like, Parents Without Partners (in Canada and the US) and companies are coming up with ideas to get into our wallets too (Single parent family vacation packages are offered at places like Beaches and Signature Vacations.) We’re being marketed towards, folks, we’re mainstreaming! Wait a sec …

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