Parenting Four Daughters: A Single Mother’s Journey

A mother shares how she copes with parenting four children single-handedly on top of running a business.

Yannie Yong’s husband, Dick, was supposed to pick her up for a Christmas lunch party, and when he didn’t reply to her messages, she thought he might’ve gone ahead without her. Yet a part of her wondered: Did something bad happen?

Her worst fears were answered some hours later, when her helper frantically called her at work to tell her that policemen were at her door. That drive home, she says, was the worst journey of her life.

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