Im 17 and my daughter is 11months old i live with my mom till i turn 18. She gets fs for me my daughter herself and my older brother. 500$ a month. I asked her for the card so i can go to the store. She said no she only has 50$ on it. In two weeks she spent 450$. There is snacks in the house they have been there all summer unopened because i dont eat snacks and my brother was away. There is alot of food in the house that she has bought a little at a time like over several months. Now she tells me she cant feed everyone on 500 a month Because ground meat is 4$ a pound then you add the 1.39$ for rice a roni and then add another 2$ for veggies? Yes ground meat is expensive but we have it maybe 2 times a month.I told her veggies are about 80 cents or less a can. Her answer was well back then you could get 4 cans for a dollar. She has gone to the store once in the last two weeks and came home with 6 bags of food. I know they are hers so she can do whatever with but part of it is mine and my daughters. Yes i work and yes i help with bills.