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Raising Strong, Alone: Navigating the Challenges and Finding Joy in Single Parenthood

Being a single parent comes with its unique set of challenges, but it also presents opportunities for growth, resilience, and joy. Navigating the journey of single parenthood may not always be easy, but it can be immensely rewarding. In this blog, we will explore the challenges that single parents face and highlight the ways in which they can find joy in their role as parents.

One of the primary challenges of single parenthood is the absence of a partner to share the responsibilities of parenting. Single parents often have to juggle multiple roles, from being the sole provider to taking care of household chores and providing emotional support to their children. This can be overwhelming, and it’s important for single parents to acknowledge that it’s okay to ask for help when needed. Building a support system of friends, family, and other single parents can provide invaluable support and reduce the burden of parenting alone.

Another challenge that single parents may face is financial strain. Raising children requires financial resources, and being a single parent means shouldering that responsibility alone. Single parents may face difficulties with managing finances, paying for childcare, or meeting the needs of their children. It’s crucial for single parents to create a budget, seek financial assistance when needed, and plan for the future to ensure financial stability.

Despite the challenges, single parenthood also offers unique opportunities for personal growth and resilience. Single parents often develop exceptional problem-solving skills, time management, and emotional intelligence as they navigate the complexities of parenting alone. They learn to prioritize and make tough decisions, and their resilience is often a shining example for their children. Single parenthood can be a catalyst for personal growth, empowering individuals to discover their inner strength and abilities.

One of the joys of single parenthood is the deep bond that can be formed with one’s children. Being the primary caregiver allows single parents to develop a strong connection with their children, as they are present for every milestone, celebration, and challenge. Single parents have the opportunity to create a nurturing environment where their children feel loved, supported, and valued. This can lead to a profound sense of joy and fulfillment as they witness their children grow, thrive, and succeed.

Single parenthood can also provide the freedom to create a unique family dynamic. Single parents have the autonomy to make decisions about parenting styles, family traditions, and values without having to consult a partner. This can result in a sense of freedom and empowerment, as single parents have the opportunity to shape their family life according to their own values and beliefs.

In conclusion, while single parenthood comes with its share of challenges, it also offers unique opportunities for personal growth, resilience, and joy. Building a support system, managing finances, and developing problem-solving skills are crucial aspects of navigating the challenges of single parenthood. Embracing the freedom to create a unique family dynamic and experiencing deep bonds with one’s children can bring immense joy and fulfillment. Single parents are capable of raising strong, resilient, and happy children, and they can find joy in the journey of single parenthood as they navigate the challenges with grace and determination.

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Turning 20, Teenhood to Adulthood! You have arrived.

Dear Romharsh,

On your 20th birthday, I want to express just how much you mean to me. As a single mom, you have been the sole purpose of my life and the light that has kept me going through all the ups and downs. Watching you grow into the remarkable young man you are today has been the greatest joy of my life. You have always been my rock, my support system, and my reason for pushing forward even in the toughest of times. Your kindness, intelligence, and empathy have touched the hearts of everyone who knows you, and I am so proud to call you my son.

I want you to know that no matter where life takes you, I will always be here to support you and love you unconditionally. You are the world to me, Romharsh, and I am so grateful for the countless memories and moments we have shared together.

As you enter this new year of your life, I wish you all the happiness, success, and fulfillment that you deserve. May you continue to be a shining example of all that is good in this world, and may your dreams and aspirations become a reality.


Happy birthday, my dear son. I love you more than words can express.

Happy 20th birthday! As you celebrate this special milestone and step into the 21st, I want to take a moment to recognize just how unique and exceptional you are. You are not an ordinary teenager, but a remarkable and wise young adult with a deep understanding of the world around you. It is a rare gift to possess such intelligence, curiosity, and thoughtfulness at such a young age, and I am constantly amazed by your insights and perspective on life. Your dedication to learning and growing is an inspiration to those around you, and I have no doubt that you will continue to make a positive impact on the world.

As you embark on another year of your journey, I wish you all the happiness, success, and fulfillment that life can offer. May your passion for knowledge and your thirst for adventure lead you to new and exciting places, and may you continue to grow and thrive in all aspects of your life.

On this special day, I  honor you, Romharsh,

A modern-day Chanakya, wise beyond your years,

With a passion for history and mythology,

And a heart that beats with a love for all that’s near.

Your thirst for knowledge and your hunger for truth,

Are the guiding lights that lead you on your way,

And as you journey through life’s endless maze,

 You shine brighter with each passing day.

For you are destined for greatness, we can see it in your eyes,

A leader and a scholar, with a heart that’s pure and kind,

And as you continue on your path, with courage and with grace,

You will leave an indelible mark on all of humankind.

So on this special day, I celebrate you, Romharsh,

And all that you are, and all that you will be,

For you are a beacon of hope, a symbol of light,

And the next Chanakya of this era, for all the world to see.

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Thank you for being such a wonderful son, and for all the joy and love you bring into our lives. Happy birthday, Romharsh!

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With love and admiration,

Your Chiksy

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Sad Sunny Sunday

I woke up very early today but didn’t know what to do!

Yesterday I read about J K Rowling and I realised that she too was a Single Parent and she lived on Society Benefits till she became JK from Joanna.

But in my Country India, there is no such support too and hence many single moms are left helpless 

Serendipity is a beautiful expression and while I was scrolling through my feed I came across the name Transgender activist Shreegauri Sawant popularly known as Gauri Sawant who proudly plays the role of a single mother to Gayatri.

I kept wondering that she too is a single parent and so was JK Rowling, were their journeys easy, No not at all, so should I give up, no I will not yet is it easy, no it is Not.

Every day I find strength for myself and every day I break again, but how far will this continue? This has to stop and it’s not our fault that we are raising our kids alone, we didn’t choose it willingly unless that was the only choice we had.

What rights do we need, we are not asking you to give us special benefits or give us child support, if I could bear the pain of giving birth to a child I can raise my child but all we need is the right to live happily, let us raise our head high and live, stop judging us, you women there you should understand my pain cos we are same we both have a womb to bear a life but why is it that a single mom is always looked down upon by other women as if the only thing that we now seek is to steal their husbands,  Sorry but my reaction F… off, all we need is a friendly place to talk and gather strength to face the world so Stop judging us