Financial Aid for Single Moms In Illinois

Apply Card for Low Income Families in illinois

Illinois is an interesting mix if rural and city life. No matter where you live in the Land of Lincoln, if you are trying to raise your kids on one income you may find that you need help from time to time. The state offers several programs to help single moms make ends meet and […]

The Advantages of Being a Single Mom by Choice

Daughter and Mother

Being a single mom by choice can have its advantages. There are many women out there who have decided to raise kids on their own. It is not always the easiest thing to do, but it can be a very rewarding experience for the mother. First, living independently can build loads of confidence in a […]

Being a Single Mom During the Holidays

single mom during the holidays

For many families, the holidays is their favorite time of year. Whether it is Easter and Easter Egg Hunts, Fourth of July and cookouts, or Christmas trees and family decorations. The point is that holidays seem to be the happiest time of the year. That is, until you find yourself, single again and on your […]

10 Tips for the Suddenly Unemployed Single Mom

An Unemployed Single Mom

The economy is bad. It’s no secret. People are losing their jobs, their homes and their credit worthiness at the quickest rate since the Great Depression. Although things aren’t quite as bad as they were then, they can feel much worse, especially if you’re a single mom who’s lost her job. If you’re a single […]

Being a Single Mom and Taking Care of Your Children

Single Mom

Being a single mom is no doubt a great responsibility on your shoulders. This does not mean that you can’t raise your children as good as any other mom would be able to do. Some people claim that they found it too hard to raise their kids while being single as they had to act […]

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas for the Newest Single Mom

Happy Mothers Day

Single motherhood is never easy and I am told that the first year or two after becoming a single parent are often the most difficult. Becoming more comfortable in the new role of being a single parent can be stressful, exhausting, and a bit lonely. The wonderful aspect of Mother’s Day is that it is […]

Loving Beautiful You

Self Esteem

In today’s world of the perfect size and the perfect hair and high fashion, it can be difficult to accept yourself and take pride in the beautifully unique creation you are. However, as single moms, or even single women (or for even married women!), there may not always be “someone” around you to remind you […]

Finding a Scholarship For Single Moms

Scholarship For Single Moms

There are some unique scholarship opportunities available to single mothers, particularly if you’ve had to overcome some large obstacles to get to where you are. Many scholarships for women are need-based and also take into account minority-status and obstacles like domestic and alcohol abuse recovery. If you are looking for a scholarship for single moms, […]

Single Moms Organizing Against Prejudice

Single Mom Against The Workforce

It’s become evident that in America, the one big thing that can undermine your financial success is not divorce, death, or illness, but rather being a single mother. Single moms may land in this category through divorce, death, or an incapacitated spouse, but these are not the essential reasons why a single mother loses earning […]

Loans For Single Moms With Bad Credit

Mom with Bad Credit

There is a public perception that having bad credit means you are irresponsible. The fact for single mothers is that often it’s just a matter of circumstances. They may have been married, but never established credit in their own name. When a divorce or death occurs, they have to start building a credit score when […]