National Single Parents Day

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National Single Parents Day in USA in 2023
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Dates of National Single Parents Day
2023 USA Tuesday, March 21stNational Single Parents Day
2022 USA Monday, March 21stNational Single Parents Day
2021 USA Sunday, March 21stNational Single Parents Day
2020 USA Saturday, March 21stNational Single Parents Day
2019 USA Thursday, March 21stNational Single Parents Day
Summary
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National Single Parent Day has been observed on this date every year since 1984 to recognize all those women and men who are raising children without partners.

Presidential Proclamation 1984:
“Many single parents in America are making valiant efforts on behalf of their children under trying circumstances. Whether it is a deserted spouse forced to work and care for children simultaneously, or a spouse who is not receiving child support that has been awarded by a court, or an unwed mother who has bravely foregone the all-too-available option of abortion, or a widow or widower, single parents deserve our recognition and appreciation for their demonstrated dedication to their young.”

Did you know?

The U.S. has the world’s highest rate of children living in single-parent households.

Historically, about 85 percent of children in America were raised in two-parent households. That percentage began declining in the 1960s. Today, just over 70 percent of children are raised by both parents.

Of America’s nearly 73 million children under 18 years old, a little more than 3.2 million are being raised by fathers alone, and more than 15.3 million are being raised by mothers alone.

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