As a good mother and father, we should think of things that we do every day and how it will shape our kids and their future. Only goal as a mother: Raise children that don't have to recover from their childhood!
If you're a struggling single mom there's plenty of help available to you. I've put together a huge resource list of resources for financial assistance for single moms. Utilize these programs until you're able to get back on your feet!
This is a REAL budget for a single mom (or dad). Creating a single moms budget has to take into account different things, and allow enough flexibility to deal with the challenges that come with being a single parent.