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14 Reasons Why Dads Shouldn’t Be Left With Kids Alone

14 Reasons Why Dads Shouldn’t Be Left With Kids Alone

As a kid, I loved hanging out with dad.

Don’t get me wrong, chilling with mom was awesome. I would learn new things, get exercise and buy cute clothes!

But dad… simply took it to the next level. It will be an adventure every time. 

1. Bath Time Is On Another Level

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    2. The whole reason why you would want to be a dad in the first place

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      3. That Is Commitment

       
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        4. Road Rage Much?

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          5. This is not what mom meant by “Go play catch.”

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            6. Everybody poops, even Barbie…

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              7. “She Said She Wanted Ice Cream!

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                8. Just Lie On The Ground For One Sec…

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                  9. Nature Vs. Nurture At Work

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                    10. Hair Cuts Are Way Too Expensive

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                      11. A good movie choice for a father-daughter date?

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                        12. Never Gets Old

                         
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                          13. Dress Up Time Is Epic

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                            14. They Take Them Drifting

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                              Published on April 9, 2021

                              50 Single Mom Quotes On Staying Strong And Loving

                              50 Single Mom Quotes On Staying Strong And Loving

                              Being a mom is not easy. Being a single mom is even more challenging. Having children means you are on the job 24/7. Even while you are sleeping, you are still ready to wake at the slightest peep because that is what moms do.

                              Moms, especially single moms, need more people cheering them on. Your love and care matter to your kids. You are their superhero. I think single moms are superheroes, too.

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                              The quotes below are words of encouragement for all of the single moms out there. Keep up the great work! Your hard work will pay off. Someday, they will be grown up and living on their own. Your job will never truly be done as a mom, but you can pat yourself on the back today and every day for doing mom duty day in and day out.

                              Here are 50 single mom quotes to encourage all the single moms out there.

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                              1. “Being raised by a single mother, I learned to appreciate and value independent women.”—Kenny Conley
                              2. “As a single mum you’ll discover inner strengths and capabilities you never knew you had.”—Emma-Louise Smith
                              3. “One thing I know for sure – this motherhood thing is not for sissies.”—Jennifer Nettles
                              4. “Mothers and their children are in a category all their own. There’s no bond so strong in the entire world. No love so instantaneous and forgiving.”—Gail Tsukiyama
                              5. “And one day she discovered that she was fierce and strong, and full of fire and that not even she could hold herself back because her passion burned brighter than her fears.”—Mark Anthony
                              6. “She never quite leaves her children at home, even when she doesn’t take them along.”—Margaret Culkin Banning
                              7. “The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.”—Alice Walker
                              8. “Everyone has inside of her a piece of good news. The good news is that you don’t know how great you can be, how much you can love, what you can accomplish, and what your potential is.”—Anne Frank
                              9. “Doubt is a killer. You just have to know who you are and what you stand for.”—Jennifer Lopez
                              10. “You are more powerful than you know; you are beautiful just as you are.”—Melissa Etheridge
                              11. “Motherhood is the greatest thing and the hardest thing.”—Ricki Lake
                              12. “You don’t take a class; you’re thrown into motherhood and learn from experience.”—Jennie Finch
                              13. “If you look at what you have in life, you’ll always have more. If you look at what you don’t have in life, you’ll never have enough.”—Oprah Winfrey
                              14. “I am no bird; and no net ensnares me: I am a free human being with an independent will.”—Charlotte Brontë
                              15. “Above all, be the heroine of your life, not the victim.”—Nora Ephron
                              16. “When a woman becomes her own best friend life is easier.”—Diane Von Furstenberg
                              17. “If you want something said, ask a man; if you want something done, ask a woman.”—Margaret Thatcher
                              18. “Women have discovered that they cannot rely on men’s chivalry to give them justice.”—Helen Keller
                              19. “Successful mothers are not the ones that have never struggled. They are the ones that never give up, despite the struggles.”—Sharon Jaynes
                              20. “Success, they taught me, is built on the foundation of courage, hard work, and individual responsibility. Despite what some would have us believe, success is not built on resentment and fears.”—Susana Martinez
                              21. “You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them.”—Maya Angelou
                              22. “The question isn’t who’s going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me.”—Ayn Rand
                              23. “God could not be everywhere, and therefore he made mothers.”—Rudyard Kipling
                              24. “The women whom I love and admire for their strength and grace did not get that way because stuff worked out. They got that way because stuff went wrong, and they handled it. They handled it in a thousand different ways on a thousand different days, but they handled it. Those women are my superheroes.”—Elizabeth Gilbert
                              25. “There will be so many times you feel like you failed. But in the eyes, ears, and mind of your child, you are a SUPER MOM.”—Stephanie Precourt
                              26. “Motherhood is the ultimate call to sacrifice.”—Wangechi Mutu
                              27. “We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.”—Maya Angelou
                              28. “A mother’s arms are more comforting than anyone else’s.”—Princess Diana
                              29. “There’s no way to be a perfect mother and a million ways to be a good one.”—Jill Churchill
                              30. “There’s no doubt that motherhood is the best thing in my life. It’s all that really matters.”—Courtney Cox
                              31. “I realized when you look at your mother, you are looking at the purest love you will ever know.”—Mitch Albom
                              32. “I have found being a mother has made me emotionally raw in many situations. Your heart is beating outside your body when you have a baby.”—Kate Beckinsale
                              33. “Single moms, you are a doctor, a teacher, a nurse, a maid, a cook, a referee, a heroine, a provider, a defender, a protector, a true Superwoman. Wear your cape proudly.”—Mandy Hale
                              34. “I’m not really single. I mean, I am, but I have a son. Being a single mother is different from being a single woman.”—Kate Hudson
                              35. “Being a single parent is twice the work, twice the stress, and twice the tears but also twice the hugs, twice the love, and twice the pride.”—Unknown
                              36. “For me, motherhood is learning about the strengths I didn’t know I had, and dealing with the fears I didn’t know existed.”—Halle Berry
                              37. “A single mom tries when things are hard. She never gives up. She believes in her family, even when things are tough. She knows that above all things… a mother’s love is more than enough.”—Denice Williams
                              38. “You do the best you can. Some days you feel really good about yourself and some days you don’t.”—Katie Holmes
                              39. “I would say to any single parent currently feeling the weight of stereotype or stigmatization that I am prouder of my years as a single mother than of any other part of my life.”JK Rowling
                              40. “Just because I am a single mother doesn’t mean I cannot be a success.”—Yvonne Kaloki
                              41. “I didn’t plan on being a single mom, but you have to deal with the cards you are dealt the best way you can.”—Tichina Arnold
                              42. “Nothing you do for children is ever wasted.”—Garrison Keillor
                              43. “A single mom tries when things are hard. She never gives up. She believes in her family, even when things are tough. She knows that above all things, a mother’s love is more than enough.”—Deniece Williams
                              44. “Motherhood has a very humanizing effect. Everything gets reduced to essentials.”—Meryl Streep
                              45. “Having kids—the responsibility of rearing good, kind, ethical, responsible human beings—is the biggest job anyone can embark on.”—Maria Shriver
                              46. “Mother is a verb. It’s something you do. Not just who you are.”—Cheryl Lacey Donovan
                              47. “A mother’s love for her child is like nothing else in the world. It knows no law, no pity, it dates all things and crushes down remorselessly all that stands in its path.”—Agatha Christie
                              48. “A mother’s arms are more comforting than anyone else’s.”—Princess Diana
                              49. “The hand that rocks the cradle is the hand that rules the world.”—W.R. Wallace
                              50. “Being a mother is the greatest blessing and the hardest challenge in all of life.”—Dr. Magdalena Battles

                              Final Thoughts

                              Single moms are remarkable women. They are to be respected and honored for all that they do. If you know a single mom, then share this article with them. Tell them “you are doing a great job as a single mom.” They need our encouragement and support.

                              They may be parenting alone, but it is good to let them know that there are people in their life who care for them. We can all be there for the single moms out there. Even if it is just to say, “keep up the great work, you are an amazing woman!”

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                              If you are a single mom, keep up the good work! You are amazing, and your kids are lucky to have you!

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