If you truly enjoy Valentine’s Day but now find yourself single with kids and not sure how to rock this holiday that boasts love with a spouse, then you’ve come to the right place. There are many ways that single moms can rock Valentine’s Day without being in a relationship. Who’s to tell you that Valentine’s Day has to be about loving your partner? I say make your Valentine’s Day whatever you want it to be, so as long as it makes you happy.
Here are 5 ways you can make the most of your Valentine’s Day as a single mom.
5 Ways Single Moms Can Rock Valentine’s Day
Have the Kids Make Dinner
If you have your kids on Valentine’s Day, why not give them some hints towards making you a wonderful dinner. There are many meals that kids of all ages are able to whip up in the kitchen while you relax, or monitor them. This can be a fun way to celebrate Valentine’s Day by sharing love with your kids.
Throw a Slumber Party
Send the kids out and have a girls night in slumber party with your single mom friends. This can be a great way to enjoy some peace and quiet as well as some great conversations with your beloved friends to celebrate friendship on Valentine’s Day. If you can’t send the kids somewhere, have them invite a friend over to enjoy their own fun while you have friends over.
Get out & Volunteer
It’s very true that giving back to others makes us feel happier. Instead of thinking about Valentine’s Day as a day where you show love to people close in your life, go out and volunteer to spread the love at a local shelter. You can volunteer at a homeless shelter, animal shelter or even your local food pantry, simply make a few calls to see who’s accepting volunteers at this time.
Create a Video
Pick a love song and create a spoof video to the rhythm of that song complete with your own lyrics made to educate others about being a single mom on Valentine’s Day. This will be a fun project and allow you to take the sadness out of Valentine’s Day with a little humor. We all know how much laughter can soothe our soul, so create some on this loving holiday.
Go on an Adventure
Lastly, if you want to rock Valentine’s Day as a single mom you can plan an adventure with the kids. This could be a day trip or road trip for a few days. Get out of the house with the kids to enjoy some fun, memory making moments on the open road as you head off to create your own magical Valentine’s Day adventure.
There are many ways single moms can rock Valentine’s Day, the key is to remember that while the outside world may focus on expressing love to your partner in life, you can look at this holiday differently being a single mom. Each of these 5 ways single moms can rock Valentine’s Day will help you survive this holiday and come out on the other end happier.