Between changing diapers, chauffeuring kids to activities, and cooking dinner, it's tough to be a parent. Now imagine trying to do all those things — and more — without help. Being a single mother is a difficult job, one that many women take on (bravely, we might add!). But despite the long days and occasionally lonely nights, there are some bright spots to solo parenting. Here, real single moms share the best parts of life without a partner.