The story line on 9 Chickweed Lane continues. Unplanned pregnancies, particularly when the woman is left alone are difficult. But for many of those ladies, years later they look back and wonder how they could ever not have wanted the child who is now grown. Yes, I do realize the pain and hardship of being a single mother. My mother was widowed when I was seven and my sister was four. I know how hard she worked, back in the days when there were few, if any, government programs that would help in any substantial way. I know that some women crack under the strain. I know all that.
But … look again at the comic above. ‘Nuff said.