It is your job as a parent to protect your child from things that might hurt him or her. Hilda on Ugly Betty once ended up working at a Hooters analogue for this reason. My husbands ex wife is a stripper mom not his kid. She repays the favor by willingly surrendering to protect her and her daughter, and brutally slaughtering the pedophile vampire "interested" in little Suzy.
Though at the end the single part is not so applicable anymore.
It's a job. Notify me of new posts via email. Or maybe you're an unwed teenager , and you chose to carry to term , but you had to drop out of school due to your pregnancy , your very traditional parents threw you out onto the streets once your pregnancy started showing, and the baby's father is completely out of the picture.
Dangerous Beauty is about a 16th century woman who becomes a courtesan to support herself and her mother. I have my suspicions about what my mom did while raising me to supplement her income, but I have no proof at all.