It can be difficult being a single mom , much harder than if you had help from your spouse. Being a single mom is a hard but empowering thing. Slowly but surely you find the strength , determination and courage to be a single mom .The juggling of all the task of a single mom can cause you to want to pull your hair out from finding daycare , to cleaning , managing the household or finding alone time , it can all be stressful. According to Cnn about 24 million american children under 18 are living in unmarried single family households. Being a single mom full time can be overwhelming , finding childcare , never getting time off , being isolated , or financially needing help. It helps when your able to find support emotionally , financially , or socially . It can be easier being a single mom when you have support from other single moms , or family . Join support groups If your a single mom share some of your survive tips , and advise here to help other single moms make it we are all in this together ! TIP FROM MYSELF Learning to budget your expenses and financial situation is crucial , Its best to create a budget worksheet to help manage everything coming in and going out the household . Set aside a day per week to write down everything you need to pay or have paid during the month , so your not running low on money during the end of the month .