Single moms in college spend 9 hours a day on housework

A new report details how this demographic divvies up their time, and it doesn’t look relaxing.

Every year around this time—when commencement season and Mother’s Day collide—moms across the country are praised for their grit and resolve. It’s a tough job for just about anyone. But for 2.1 million single mothers, according to the latest federal data, the normal difficulties are compounded by the stresses of going to college.