Day-to-day duties for a solo parent are no different than they are for a married one: coping with sleeplessness, finding child care, paying bills. That is why being a single mother is no easy task, and the difficulties these solo parents face are really inspiring!
We should pay tribute to the single moms who are always making a tough job looks so easy. Here’s a list of some celebrity moms who continue to overcome the challenges of single motherhood.
1. Jennylyn Mercado
In 2008, at age 21, Mercado announced that she was pregnant. Her ex-boyfriend Patrick Garcia distanced himself upon learning of her pregnancy, was announced as the father of her child. On August 16, 2008, she gave birth to her son named Jazz.
2. Sunshine Cruz
Sunshine married actor/director Cesar Montano on September 2000. They have three daughters Angelina Isabelle, Samantha Angeline & Angel Francheska. The couple had an annulment last August 2013.
3. Andi Eigenmann
On 23 November 2011, Eigenmann gave birth to a daughter named Adrianna Gabrielle “Ellie” Eigenmann. Just a quick glance of her Instagram, with her daughter Ellie, truly there’s no denying that Andi is one fiercely devoted mom.
In 2010, Dizon married a businessman Timothy Tan. However, after their 6 years of marriage, they are both separated after Dizon found out that her husband had an affair with another woman. She is left with two kids.
She married a politician, Panfilo Lacson Jr., to whom she is now separated from. They had a son born in 2005 named Thirdy.
This award-winning actress has always been open about her struggles of being a single mom to her son, Aki. Aki’s father is Paulo Avelino. And now LJ is currently dating Paolo Contis in to which Paolo really cares for Aki even though he is not the biological father.
7. Geneva Cruz
Geneva is currently living in Los Angeles, California with her two children. She has an eighteen-year-old son named Heaven, to musician Paco Arespacochaga. On the year 2014 she gave birth to a healthy baby girl named London to a Filipino – Australian named Lee Paulsen.
8. Ruffa Gutierrez
In 2003, she married Turkish businessman. They had two children, Lorin Gabriella and Venezia Loran. They announced their separation through a joint statement on May 8, 2007. Ruffa vowed not to depend on her former husband for financial help in raising her daughters.
9. Ciara Sotto
In 2010, Sotto married businessman Jojo Oconer, whom she has a son named Crixus born in March 2015. In January 2016, Ciara separated from husband Jojo Oconer.
10. Denise Laurel
Denise Laurel made headlines in 2011 as she confessed to being a single mom and has a son named Alejandro born in 2011.
Source: ABS CBN News