I’m sure I don’t need to tell you that single parents are a multi-talented bunch – and raising your family on your own means you develop any number of skills that employers are crying out for.
But we do need to tell people who perhaps aren’t so familiar with the challenging job that is single parenting. We need to fight the stigma that labels single parents who can’t find employment that fits around their families as scroungers and start breaking down the barriers to work they face.
Gingerbread has produced a heart-warming video featuring three single mums sharing their views on what they have to bring to the workforce – and why single parents like them (and me!) deserve the opportunity to share their talents in jobs that match their ambitions and meet their families’ needs.
Happy Mothers' Day x