Families can be of any shapes and sizes; in the modern world, a typical family is usually made up of 2 parents and 1 or 2 children. Whatever the shape or size of the family is, parenting is hard enough when you are a part of the pair who are taking care of the family together but doing the same thing alone is even harder. In this world, where women are considered a liability and a weak creature; there are many women who are flipping this thinking and are successfully and gracefully performing their duties as working women as well as single moms. Today, we are discussing eight inspiring single moms who are making a mark in their professions and also accepting every challenge and taking this fight magnificently.
Single Moms around the world:
Madonna is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and businesswoman. She is rightly referred to as the “Queen of Pop” since the 1980s. Besides being an amazing singer, Madonna is also a single mother of four kids. Madonna has six children among the four she has adopted. At the age of 53 years, she is an amazing and devoted mother and successfully balancing her personal and professional life. Madonna herself says that she wants to be an inspiration to all the single mothers who are struggling and juggling hard to keep the balance between work and home.
Who does not know Sandra Bullock; she is America’s sweetheart and an Academy Award winner. She is loved and adored by millions around the world for her beauty and talent. When she discovered that her husband was cheating on her and filing a divorce, she handled this pain gracefully. In spite of being a stepmom for three children already, she adopted Louis Bardo, a baby boy from New Orleans, proving the greatest love of all is that a mother has for her child. Then, in 2015, Bullock adopted 3-year-old Laila from the foster care system. Her heartache couldn’t stop her from being a great mom and an amazing human being.
Michelle Williams, an American actress, is known for her work in independent productions of dark and tragic themes. She has won a number of accolades for herself including Golden Globe awards. She has also been nominated four times for Academy Awards too. Life has taken a sad turn for Michelle when Australian actor Heath Ledger passed away in 2008 leaving Williams a single mom to Matilda Rose. Michelle handles this shock with poise and devoted herself to carve out a new and loving life for her daughter. This cute mother-daughter duo is often spotted having fun and spending a splendid time together around famous hangout spots.
Denise Richards is a famous actress, model and reality star of America. Richards married Charlie Sheen, but their marriage didn’t last much and they got separated. It was a very nasty public affair and caused Denise a lot of pain. The actress was granted full custody of daughters Sam and Lola. This made her a single mom and since then she has been performing her duties as a mom with her career.
The Famous Television Program ‘The Top Chef’ host gave birth to her daughter, Krishna, in February 2010, but she has decided to keep the identity of her daughter’s father a secret. Although it was later broke that venture capitalist Adam Dell is happened to be her daughter’s father. Lakshmi took a bold and brave decision and prefers to be a strong single mama. Since then she hasn’t regretted her decision even a bit and gives an inspiration for many more single moms around the world.
Neena Gupta, a talented actress from Indian film industry, was way ahead of time when she took a bold and brave decision of having a child in 1989 out of wedlock from her relationship with the then famous cricketer Vivian Richards. It was definitely way harder back then especially in India, but she did it and did it in the most graceful manner. she brought up her daughter well and got a recognition of considerable repute for herself for her excellent work. Now her daughter Masaba is in her late 20s and she is really proud of her mother.
Well, she is better known as ‘Komolika’ than her real name. Urvashi has gained remarkable recognition on Indian television for her excellent work in TV series. Not many people know her inspiring story that’s why it is necessary to include her in this list. Urvashi got married at a very tender age of 16 and she had given birth to twin boys at the age of 17. Unfortunately, she had separated from her husband and since then she has been bringing up her kids on her own strength. She has been a single mother since her teenage. Her story is really inspiring and touches every heart who listens to it.
Sushmita Sen was crowned as Ms. Universe in 1994 and became the first Indian woman to win this laurels. We know her remarkably inspiring story that how she broke stereotype thinking and adopted not one but two daughters. She has been raising her daughters very well and they are spotted together many times looking like a perfectly happy family. Sushmita Sen is really an inspiration for all the single mothers all over the world. She is an example that you can experience the divine feeling of motherhood even without wedding locks.
The above single moms and many more women around the world have been inspiring women with their dedication, determination and strong will. They have accepted every challenge wholeheartedly and face them to succeed. In this man-dominated world, these ladies have set up an example to be followed by many others. Kudos to you ladies! Keep rocking this world with your beauty and openness of heart. We are really proud of you!
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