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I dont know what to do anymore...I am a stay at home mom babysitting another little girl and trying to find a part time job but no one is hiring.

My husband busts his hum 6 days a week and makes really good money, we do not really foolishly spend. We do go out to eat here and there, but not a lot, and we do buy our daughter things we dont have to but its little things and not that often. We have one credit card with a high balance that we dont use anymore, and the balance is not "lets go spend money today" balance. It is our wedding 3 years ago, our honeymoon, furniture and appliances for our house, and stuff that has gone wrong with the house fix up. VERY little is "lets spend money". And we are still neg. $200 a month for gas and food. We have made it work, but it is really starting to hit hard since gas is going back up and so is food. Our daughter is 9 months and we feed her all the table food she can have since baby food is so expensive. I dont know what to do anymore! HELP! and our house is becoming a money pit, we want out but owe more than its worth.


Asked by Anonymous at 1:45 PM on Feb. 9, 2009 in Money & Work

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    Answer by iluvmypreemies at 9:29 PM on Feb. 23, 2009

  • Do you have a mall near you? They're always hiring. Or try restaurants or how about a WalMart? Sams Club or BJ's? Those places are hiring on a continous basis. If I needed to find a job right now, if we were in trouble, I could go right over to McDonalds or Burger King and have a job in 2 seconds.

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:48 PM on Feb. 9, 2009

  • Maybe you can go back to college and get student loans and pell grant to pay for them and use the living expenses to offset your bills until you get a degree. Once you have a degree you can go to work and be more marketable with it then without.

    Answer by gemgem at 1:49 PM on Feb. 9, 2009

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    Answer by customcat2000 at 1:56 PM on Feb. 9, 2009

  • I have a degree in what is called Expanded Functions Dental Assistant, But as you mothers know it is hard to leave your child with others. And I didnt have a baby for someone else to raise...I am NOT knocking any of you women or men who work. I appauled you, I just know that is not for me. I want to be home with my little girl. The other problem with working in the evenings is one i have the little girl til 5pm, and i have looked everyone wants me there by 5. And my husband is supposed to get off at 4, but if something happens, he cant leave until his job is finished. There have been night where he doesnt get home til 7, and other times where he has been called in around 8 and is there til 11. No one will put up with me calling in at the last min. and i would make more being home sitting then working a night or two. and like i said the main thing is our house, we need out but cant sell it!

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:59 PM on Feb. 9, 2009

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    Answer by pupmom at 2:08 PM on Feb. 9, 2009

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    Answer by ajm2104 at 4:35 PM on Feb. 9, 2009

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    Answer by IraqiVetWife at 5:45 PM on Feb. 9, 2009

  • Start your own business. WOrk your own hours. Jordan Essentials is always hiring!


    Answer by motherofhope98 at 10:11 AM on Feb. 10, 2009

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    Answer by tneeley at 4:50 PM on Feb. 10, 2009