Amanda Kloots Opens Up About Being a Single Parent After Nick Cordero's Death: 'It Is Hard'

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Amanda Kloots is getting candid about her life as a single parent following the death of her husband, Broadway star Nick Cordero.

The fitness instructor, 38, opened up about her "new normal" an Instagram post on Wednesday, writing alongside a photo of herself with their 15-month-old son Elvis Eduardo, "I don't think anything can prepare you for becoming a single parent."

"On top of being a full time mom who is still breastfeeding Elvis, I'm having to run two businesses. It is hard and there are many days where I don't know how to get it all done," she continued. "Emails flood in, my phone is full of text messages and I have a little guy pulling on me to pick him up. How are you supposed to get everything done and feel like you are being a great mother too?"

Kloots went on to say that she's been leaning on others — including friends and family — for support during this trying time.

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"One big lesson I’ve learned in life is that it is OK to ask for help," she shared. "I would not be standing right now if I didn’t have help! In fact, I believe it shows a sign of strength not weakness."

In addition, Kloots said she's found comfort within her new neighbors following a cross-country move from New York to Los Angeles.

"Nick wanted to move to Laurel Canyon because of the incredible community here. It's a special pocket of people who really care about togetherness and family," she explained.

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"As hard as this new normal is, I'm very grateful for the community of women I have around me," Kloots added. "When women support women amazing things happen!"

Kloots post came just days after the two-month anniversary of Cordero's passing. On Saturday, the Hooray For founder posted a heartfelt tribute in honor of her late husband, who died on July 5 from coronavirus complications at the age of 41.

"You’ve been gone two months today," she wrote alongside a sweet selfie of the pair. "There isn’t a day I haven’t missed you, cried for you and wished I could go back in time."

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Cordero died on July 5 at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, where he had been in the intensive care unit for more than 90 days due to complications related to coronavirus.

During his 13-week hospitalization, the Tony-nominated actor faced a series of unpredictable complications that led to septic shock and required him to have his right leg amputated.

In support of Cordero's family, a GoFundMe page was created to raise funds for his medical bills

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