Remember, grants are better than loans as these don’t have to be repaid.
Good quality nutrition is never more important than when you are pregnant, breastfeeding or feeding young children. The cash you get each month just doesn’t always stretch to enough fresh fruits and vegetables, dairy produce and other essentials, so what can you do?
Single moms have to bear all the responsibility and worry of bringing up a family without a partner to share it all with.
Worse, you have to survive on just one income instead of two…and even one income can be hard to get if you don’t have the qualifications to find a decent job or afford child care.
As a mom, you know that kids have a habit of hurting themselves or getting sick just when money is at its tightest, so you need to have a safety net in place for healthcare.