I participated in an Influencer Program on behalf of Mom Central Consulting(#MC) for Lionsgate. I received promotional item and a prize pack as a thank you for my participation
Whether you're a working mom or a stay-at-home mom or a part-time-working mom, one thing that every mom can agree on is that motherhood is a tough job. It's the best job, but it's tough. And having a partner does make it easier. That's why I think single moms deserve an extra halo -- and I don't think anyone would disagree! When single moms have a bad day, they can't lie on the sofa and let someone else plan dinner. When their child has a nightmare or wakes up and throws up all over the sheets, a single mom can't roll over and pretend to be asleep so someone else can take care of it. When their child misbehaves, a single mom has to be the bad cop and the one their child hates.
I get a taste of single motherhood now and then when Alfie has to work late or work on the weekends. Some of my married friends get a taste of single motherhood when their spouses have to travel for weeks on end. But in our cases, the situation is temporary. We know it has an end. Single moms don't get that. They don't get a break. They don't get a backup.
Yes, single moms deserve a shout out and a pat on the back. Single moms deserve friends and family to take a bit of the load now and then. At the very least, they deserve a shout out and a pat on the back -- and I'm very glad that the Single Moms Club, Tyler Perry's new movie, is coming out soon so people can see the challenges that single moms face, in a funny, cheeky, yet touching way. If you have a friend who's a single mom, gather a group of friends to chip in for a babysitter, then take her out for a girl's night out to see the movie! There's no better way to let her know you care and want to ease her load, even for a little while.
About the movie
This spring, grab your girlfriends, find a sitter, and prepare for a ladies night out for a break from kids and responsibilities. On March 14th, Lionsgate releases The Single Moms Club, a story of five struggling single Moms who put aside their differences in the midst of a school dilemma with their kids to form a support group. Throughout their journey, the five women find inspiration and laughter in their new sisterhood and help each other overcome the obstacles that stand in their way.
This feel-good movie, directed by and starring Tyler Perry as well as Amy Smart, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Zulay Henao, Cocoa Brown, and Nia Long, reminds us of the incredible bond women form in friendships and promises to leave us smiling after it ends.
Check out the movie trailer below:
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Disclosure: I participated in an Influencer Program on behalf of Mom Central Consulting(#MC) for Lionsgate. I received promotional item and a prize pack as a thank you for my participationThe views and opinions expressed here are my own.