06/29/2015 12:56 pm ET

The 9 Best Things About Being A Single Mom

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I was single — well, divorced — when I chose to become a mom via a sperm donor. Women become single mothers in different ways, some through choice and some through chance, but either way, single motherhood is the hardest thing you will ever do, and by far (far, far) the most important. Here's why we single moms rock.

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