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Gratitude Journal: Those Amazing Single Moms

October 7, 2011 | Gratitude Journal | 0 comments

Contribute to our community gratitude journal.

Got Gratitude? Share it here!

Welcome to our community gratitude journal, open to all who’d like to express their thanks or share a happy thought.

I am so happy for my niece, a single mom of four, who returned to college in her 40’s and was awarded the Seabury fellowship.  She’s a hard worker and I’m so proud of her.
Proud Aunt

I’m grateful for the warm weather we’re still having and that my little daughter can ride all the way to the Farmer’s Market.
Happy Mom in Boulder

I’m grateful for being able to braid my daughters’ hair.  Simple thing.  Unexplainably making me feel good.

I’m grateful for the peace we can enjoy and for the lives of my friends, family and pets!

I’m grateful for my writing community and their support.
Writing Mama

I feel grateful for those who are truly concerned for humankind, and have committed their lives to helping understand this struggle; this includes the Greater Good family of course!! Thank you smile
Ida, age 26

I’m grateful from my husband’s family—his parents, his siblings, his aunts and uncles. Such a loving and close-knit group.
happy wife

I’m very grateful for the friendly dogs in my neighborhood.  I’ve been meeting more and more neighbors via their dogs.

I’m happy that Project Early Bedtime actually worked!
Thanks for the “Are Your Family Routines Working?” tips, Christine!
Janine Kovac

Every week we post a photo submitted by one of our readers along with all the happy and thankful comments gathered throughout the week. 

To contribute, email your gratitude (a sentence or two would be great) or your favorite photo to Janine at janinek@berkeley.edu

You can also contribute by commenting at the bottom of this post.  Please include: your name if you’d like us to use it and any other info you’d like us to list, e.g., if the “gratitude” is from one of your children, it would be great to know his or her age.

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