I think the saying goes: if you want something done, give it to a single mom (or dad).
I’d revise that to say: if you want something done, give it to a parent—who is also a student.
Nothing illuminates the challenges of raising a family and fulfilling work commitments (whether inside or out of the home) while engaging in everyday life more than “back to school” season. As my own children have transitioned back to school (of course, with start dates on different days), my social media feed and parent chat boards have been filled with memes, “keeping-it-real” anecdotes and desperate calls for last-minute childcare leads.
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