There’s a lot of tough situations to be in. Especially in today’s world where opportunities seem to be scarce. Nothing can be much more challanging tnan raising kids on your own. The Single Mother faces insane challanges in life. From personal experience I can tell you when a father flees and leaves the lady holding the bag it’s the kids who suffer. My dad left and never paid a dime, so I grew up dreaming of things like grocery bags full of food. lIFE IS HARD. TAKING CARE OF KIDS IS HARD. Raising kids on the salary of a single unskilled person in today’s world is HEROIC. Yes , Single Mothers are the Heroes of the Modern World.