• I was raised by a single mother - here's what Father's Day means to me

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Father's Day has traditionally, and understandably, always been considered a day to celebrate the 72.2 million dads living in the good 'ol U.S. of A. But, ever since the forced "Make Your Dad a Gift" days at school, I've been silently crafting ugly bow-tie cards and overtly masculine handmade crafts for my mother.
    My mom is the single matriarch of three girls - and just one of the nearly 12 million single-parent households in the United States. Of the nearly 12 million single parents in the U.S., 81.4% are single mothers. 81.4%. Let that sink in.
    That means that while there are two million...
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