Three Kids No Husband

Album: Big Day in a Small Town (2016)
  • She's got three kids, no husband
    She's two weeks late on last month's rent
    She's waitin' on the child support
    He keeps swearin' that it's coming
    But if she knows him, she knows where it went
    And that pile o' bills ain't gonna pay themselves

    It's been a forty-hour week and it's only Tuesday
    And there's homework and dinner to make
    Somebody wants a lullaby
    Somebody wants a different channel
    Somebody's dealin' with their first heartbreak
    And the dishes in the sink ain't gonna wash themselves

    She lights a cigarette out on the balcony
    When she gets a couple minutes to herself
    There's how you plan it out, and how it turns out to be
    And a broken home, it ain't no fairytale

    She's got three kids, no husband
    And a hairnet job at a diner down on Main
    She knows damn well
    She don't make the best cup o' coffee
    But she's quick with a smile and good with names
    Those lunch tickets ain't gonna tip themselves

    She smokes a cigarette out by the loading dock
    And tries not to pick the polish off her nails
    She thinks about a guy who's been coming in a lot
    She starts to dream and then she stops herself

    She's got three kids, no husband
    So she's a mom and a dad and a taxi driver
    When the baby's sick, she's an up-all-nighter
    A hand and a shoulder and a referee
    A real-life hero if you ask me
    'Cause those kids ain't gonna raise themselves Writer/s: BRANDY LYNN CLARK, LORI MCKENNA
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group, Spirit Music Group
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