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do your parents or inlaws help you to be a sahm?

example: giving you shopping money or making your car payment? buying the kids diapers and clothes etc.. anything? just curious? you can be anon if you wish. I know 2 people who are able to be sahm's because their parents help them. My inlaws help us a ton but not with monthly expenses.

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shay1130

Asked by shay1130 at 6:02 PM on Dec. 4, 2010 in Just for Fun

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  • No but thats okay we made it.
    pinkdragon36

    Answer by pinkdragon36 at 6:03 PM on Dec. 4, 2010

  • Oh my no, they absolutely did not. We paid our own bills when my husband was alive, from before the time we were married until this very day. I am still able to be a sahm, because of the life insurance we had purchased. Certainly money is more of an issue now than it was when he was here, but we don't have our relatives helping in any sort of financial way at all.
    caseyandkids

    Answer by caseyandkids at 6:05 PM on Dec. 4, 2010

  • No, and I wouldn't have it any other way. If I couldn't afford to be a sahm, I would return to work. I would not depend on others to pay my way in the world.
    Gaccck

    Answer by Gaccck at 6:06 PM on Dec. 4, 2010

  • LMAO NO! If I couldn't afford my children I wouldnt have had them. It's unfair to them.
    Misteh

    Answer by Misteh at 6:06 PM on Dec. 4, 2010

  • No, not at all.
    Syphon

    Answer by Syphon at 6:06 PM on Dec. 4, 2010

  • LMAO.. Are you kidding me? My MIL would have kicked my butt if I tried to stay at home. She was a single mother raising two kids and she worked multiple jobs, never went on welfare and NEVER relied on anyone for help. When my kids were little, I HAD to work full time to bring in benefits. My ex worked construction so he never was able to get benefits. Do I resent her?? Hell No. She became my idol.. may she rest in peace. I loved that woman!!
    m-avi

    Answer by m-avi at 6:10 PM on Dec. 4, 2010

  • 100% yes yes yes yes. I am legally blind and cannot drive. Without some occasional help nothing would ever get done.
    hibbingmom

    Answer by hibbingmom at 6:14 PM on Dec. 4, 2010

  • No- I'm a SAHM and have never gotten any kind of financial help from either my parents or my ILs. Our parents don''t even babysit for us more than once or twice a year. We've always made it okay on our own and that's how I like it.
    Freela

    Answer by Freela at 6:17 PM on Dec. 4, 2010

  • No never.....
    Truelove77

    Answer by Truelove77 at 6:17 PM on Dec. 4, 2010

  • No, I care for my children.
    errantmommy

    Answer by errantmommy at 6:18 PM on Dec. 4, 2010

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