Category Archives: children in need

The Ills of Poverty

Living in poverty is hard – perhaps that’s why there are so many words related to hard that can be applied to a life of poverty – hard time, hardship, hardscrabble, hard luck, hard pressed, hard row to hoe, hard-hearted…it’s … Continue reading

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Just had to share this with you all – some of you may have seen it on 60 Minutes: Hard Times Generation: Families living in cars I’m impressed by the resiliancy of the children in this story. Bookmark on Delicious … Continue reading

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The Kids Are OK…For Now

I am a fairly frugal person, due more to our straightened circumstances than normal proclivity I’ll admit.  I pinch pennies and cut corners.  I forego personal purchases that most moms would consider normal expenditures.  I defer maintenance on the car … Continue reading

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