TOUGH MAMA

I received a very important question from a single mom like myself that I felt compelled to answer. This mama asked for tips on how to be a “tough mom.” First, let me start by recognizing and saying this to single moms – remember that raising kids is not easy. I don’t believe any parent…

MOMS ARE NOT SUPERHEROES

If moms are not “Superheroes” than who are we? Why are we talked about? What’s even so special about being a mom? From a very young age, girls tend to imagine how their husband will be, and what their wedding day will be like. It isn’t until our dreams turn into a reality and start…

Keep your Sanity as a Mom

We all have those days when we come home from a long day at work, wanting to finally take a break and relax– but instead, we are greeted and challenged at home with more work. After dealing with long work hours, we come back to hungry kids, their homework, engaging with a family member on…

Simple and Effective Single Mom Budget

There are hundreds of ways to create a budget. Finding one that works for you is the challenge. As a single mom, keeping track of my expenses is a top priority, I literally track every dollar that comes in and out. There is a very small margin for error or emotional spending, so keeping an…

Moms are Liars too!!!

A mother is a selfless, loving, caring human who sacrifices her wants and needs for the wants and needs of her child. Or something like that, right? That’s what comes to mind when I think of the role of a mom. I became a mom at the age of 16. A single mom to a…

Saving Money Tips

    Create a Budget Creating a budget helps you take control of your money. Track how much money you have coming in. Keep track of your expenses, and know where your money is spend.  For a list of budget categories check out Simple and Effective Single Mom Budget   Cook at Home A great portion of…