As a busy single parent you don’t always have time to cook dinners for you and the kids. Also, paying for your meal along with your kids’ meals can really add up. Many large restaurant chains have specified days where they allow kids to eat free. This articles will outline the best restaurants and where and when kids eat free. Each restaurant will have different rules and specification that you should be aware of that includes:Age Limits: Many times there will be an age limit for children. Many times the free meals will apply for...

If you are a low income single mother, you should definitely apply for TANF as it offers a bundle of benefits to you and your children. TANF is a federal program that is administered on a state level and has helped over 1.6 million families. This article will tell you everything you need to know about TANF. The purpose of the TANF program is to keep single parents or families on their feet by offering money to help with basic expenses while they look for better employment. The program aims to achieve what they call self-sufficiency, meaning...

As a mother with children appreciate the value of coupons and use them as much as possible. You can find many great deals and coupons online without having to cut through the flyers you receive in the mail. This article will list the best coupon sites available on the internet. Online Coupon Websites Moms Can Save (Lots) of Money With There are many online websites that allow you to print coupons, saving you the time of sorting through flyers. Below are some of the best and most useful coupon sites that mothers will benefit the most from: Mom...

Most people will agree that a college education results in a higher paying career. Unfortunately for a great many, college is unaffordable. In addition to low-income individuals, single parents struggle with paying tuition while supporting their family. If you are looking to go to college in the US, it’s even more difficult to pay for this schooling (a regular university degree from a state public college will run you about $25,000 per year, and roughly $100,000 in total for your 4 year education). The good news is there are a number...

Approximately 83% of Americans say they can’t afford college. Although an education is considered important to the majority of families, most believe the cost of an education is completely unaffordable and therefore, don’t consider it a viable option. The truth is the federal government has a financial assistance system in place specifically for low-income individuals. Furthermore the less your income the higher the grant amount you could be awarded. There are many types of grants available to students. We will focus on the Federal...

One topic that often doesn’t get discussed when talking about raising kids is how to deal with our children and their dreams. What does it mean when your child dreams about going on a wild adventure with his friends or has a nightmare about the world coming to an end? Most parents rarely discuss the topic of dreams with their kids because it is something that we simply don’t know too much about. We already know that everyone dreams, but do those dreams have any meaning or are they simply thoughts in our heads? When it comes to interpreting...

On average, a school-aged child will spend 36 hours a week in child care. Any working parent can tell you that one of their greatest concerns is daycare. Even in a two parent home, daycare expenses can consume a large portion of a monthly income. This can easily leave parents with a shortage on other equally important expenses. In an average single parent home, daycare expenses can be completely unaffordable. According to the 2014 U.S census, there are over 13 million single parents raising over 21 million children. In addition to childcare...

Though this website is dedicated to SingleMoms, we also don’t want to forget that there are also just as many single dads out there, struggling to raise a family on their own. Many of the issues single moms struggle with — raising kids alone, trying to work while having to raise kids, etc, are also faced by single fathers too. While there may be some advantages for single fathers when it comes to finding a job (yes, there is a gender bias in the work place that favors men), men also face a lot of issues women don’t. For...

Are you a good candidate to donate blood plasma, and give “the gift of life” to someone suffering from a chronic disease? Needles aren’t for everyone. If you are squeamish then this might not be the way for you to get a quick cash injection. Plasma collection centers all across the US, pay for the time it takes to harvest the plasma from you. So in today’s cash strapped world it might be an option, when you need a few extra dollars in your pocket. What is Blood Plasma? Blood plasma is made up of water and essential proteins. These...

For most of us, graduating high school is an exciting time. You are becoming an adult and you have to make one of the most important decisions of your life. What will you choose as a career? There are some adults who currently face this question as well. Unfortunately, for many, it’s not the right question that needs to be asked. The question is, can I afford to go college? According to collegedata.com, the average cost of tuition for 2015–2016 is $32,405 at private colleges, $9,410 for state residents at public colleges, and $23,893...

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