It can be fun, terrible, exciting, hard — the adjectives used to describe it are endless.
But this guide was created to help you navigate your way through all those adjectives and shed the only light you’ll ever need on an otherwise confusing, strenuous experience.
You have all the worry about raising the kids without a partner, and it is all down to you to see that the bills are paid and there is enough food on the table.
Still, in New Mexico there is actually a lot of help available, if only you know where to find it.
If you love outdoor sports, a great climate, chillies in your food and meeting people from diverse cultures, New Mexico is the state for you.
The next thing to do is to see if you might be able to participate in a TANF program.
It’s a tall order; especially when you realise you have to pay for it too!
Good childcare is all too often either out of reach for low income moms, or takes up so much of their salaries that it seems hardly worth having gone to work in the first place!
You don’t want them to find junk food on the table when they get in from school…so what can you do?
Good fresh food is often pricey, and your budget doesn’t always stretch that far.