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  1. Family
    My dad had a stroke that cause memory loss. After several months, I was able to get him on disability. When he got his back pay, he spent it (over $20,000) at the "man's club". His mortgage goes unpaid, his car loan is behind, his medical insurance was dropped, etc. Now he spends every $ that...
  2. General Chat
    Hello. I am a single mother of a soon to be 11 year old son. I work full time at an insurance company and while wanting to go back to school (since having my son, I've tried it several times, but either life issues happened...I got breast cancer or my father died...or since buying my house, just...
  3. Family
    We have Wesley's last preschool parent teacher conference today. Coincidentally, his kindergarten round-up is tomorrow. We have always had good parent/teacher conferences, that usually include a few humerous Wesleyisms. Last conference included a little story about how Wesley got all the kids...
  4. General Chat
    Today I threw away junk mail for my oldest dd...for a pre-approved credit card. :box: Yes she's technically an adult (barely turned 18) but she still lives at home and is having a tough time financially. We've talked about the evils of unneeded credit cards and saving for things rather than...
  5. Family
    My mom called me today and I probably have not talk to her in a few weeks. My dad had a mini stroke(months ago) but they sure as heck wanted to hide that from us kids! I asked a ton of questions!! I told my mom on the phone today that I needed to know what meds and cholesterol and blood...
  6. General Chat
    I just witnessed a dad driving his kids around the city with his kids in a car...a 6 year old girl in the front seat without a carseat and a 4 year old boy in the backseat without a carseat. (Ages are approx.) Even with a carseat, the front isn't the right place to put a child! I followed...
  7. Third Agers
    Today we'll be moving my inlaws out of their home that they have lived in since the 60's and into a retirement community. This all on top of Dad having major heart surgery a couple months ago. It's really overwhelming at times. My inlaws have always been frugal to the max, sometimes overly so...
  8. Education
    I appologize if anyting in this post offends anyone.. If I have offended you, I am truely sorry and that is not my intent. So I got a call my cousin telling me about her sons day at school.. and here is what happend. The teacher called my cousin to the front of the class and asked him to pull...
  9. Family
    I say that because that staples commercial cracks me up. But really, this summer went so fast and my daughter was such a help to me and this was the first summer that she had a job and still does. She has very hard classes this year as she plans to go into the medical field. School starts in...
  10. General Chat
    Parent's choice diapers walmart are reducing the count per box and not lowering the price!!! thought i would let others now 5's dropped from 80 to 70 ct
  11. Family
    My ex has not paid child support in years, well he has paid $150 since. I had his past child support forgiven and asked the court to lower his monthly support to the bare minimum, it was changed to 70 a month. He still hasn't paid even though it has been lowered. He applied for social security...
  12. Question and Answer
    DD#1 attends college: applied for parent plus loan figuring we would get turned down, and she would get more $$, that happened. We applied in May or June., so we pay for other thigns like some other classes that transfer from our community college, medical, car, and other things. On to DD#2, she...
  13. Family
    By young, I mean 1-5yrs. of age. What do you think? I feel sorry for this kid because she going to realize when she's older that he's not her real dad but calls him dad or daddy. She's 3 and her bio father hasn't been a part of her life since she was a few months old. Or, if this person's...
  14. Freebies
    http://www.parentschoiceformula.com/sample-gentle-baby-formula.aspx
  15. Question and Answer
    I do not have a savings account for either of my two kids college. It's not that I don't want them to go to college, on the contrary, are kids understand that college is a must. I just don't think it is neccessarily a parents responsiblity to write that check. Am I wrong? I have every...
  16. General Chat
    I volunteered with dd's teacher for the Fall Festival on Sat. we had alot of fun. She just loves dd. Have to go at 8:30 for my conference.
  17. Freebies
    A different baby formula than the other one I just posted. http://www.parentschoiceformula.com/free-sample-gentle.aspx
  18. Freebies
    I always get these types of samples (even though I have no infants in my life) to donate whenever we have food drives or I give them to the women's shelters in case they have a need for them. http://www.parentschoiceformula.com/free-sample-gentle.aspx
  19. Family
    One of my closest friends for many years has a four year old daughter (a bit of a hellion). My friend does not like being a parent. She is a single parent with joint custody of the child. Her current boyfriend dislikes her child and yet she still spends time with him. I DON"T GET...
  20. Freebies
    Call 1.866.JNJ Baby (1.866.565.2229) Press 1 to get this kit. It includes samples and coupons for Johnson & Johnson products. :baby:
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