August 8, 2023


By Scott Hennen
Host of “What’s On Your Mind?” Radio Show heard on KTGO-1090AM and KFYR-550AM
Co-owner of Flag Family Media and the McKenzie County Farmer

There is no shortage of reasons to worry about the future. One concern that warrants more of our attention is the increasing amount of fatherless homes. Taking nothing from the critical role that mothers play in the upbringing of children, when they do it alone the data shows it presents numerous challenges.
In the United States, the rise of fatherless homes has become a growing concern, with far-reaching consequences for society as a whole. The absence of fathers from the lives of their children can have a profound impact on both individual development and community well-being. Again, while single mothers have demonstrated remarkable strength and resilience in raising children, the role of fathers cannot be overlooked or understated. This plague leaves generations worth of impacts affecting emotional, psychological, and social aspects of children’s lives.

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