Quoting Chase+Carson=♥:" First off, you can't expect your parents to come around right now to the fact that they have a pregnant ... [snip!] ... of these things. When you parents are rough on you, it's because they love you, and sometimes that means teaching us lessons."
Quoting anonymom + 1.5:" This really depends on having a sitter or daycare which is a huge financial drain, and I'm reading about ... [snip!] ... getting cut to purely being for families involved in open CPS cases and one other group, but not low-income in general."
Quoting lindsey_nikole:" yeah, as of right now I dont have a babysitter, so that is something i need to figure out..i was hoping my mom would do it for me, but the way things have been going i dont think she is going too."
Quoting anonymom + 1.5:" Does your school have a program for teen moms? There are daycare subsidies in many states, you should ... [snip!] ... into that, I was just saying that I'm seeing more and more often there isn't assistance available - but you should still check."
Quoting lindsey_nikole:" my school doesnt have a program like that... "
Quoting anonymom + 1.5:" Child care assistance isn't through schools usually. You'd have to go to the DHHR. Which you'll probably ... [snip!] ... for the baby, unless your boyfriends parents can provide insurance. They'll be able to advise you on how to remain in school."
Quoting ☮Sugar Magnolia:" <blockquote><b>Quoting lindsey_nikole:</b>" the place i work closes at 4, so there ... [snip!] ... after school."</blockquote> Find another job? You have lots of time and everyone hires when the college kids go home."
Quoting lindsey_nikole:" I just had a talk with my mom, and she apologized for being so hard on me, she was just really upset ... [snip!] ... so i can make some more money and try to be on my own sooner, but raising a baby is still very expensive so it could be awhile."
Quoting Katie Marie!:" This is going to sound harsh, but this is what someone told me when I got pregnant: If you're woman ... [snip!] ... If that means getting a second job so you can work after school, do it. Sacrifice. It will be for the better in the long run."
Quoting lindsey_nikole:" im doing everything i can..."
Quoting Katie Marie!:" There's always more you can do. Your needs are the last thing you need to worry about. period."
Quoting lindsey_nikole:" im working a full time job, and my high school is letting me do classes online this summer so i can get some credits done, so i can graduate sooner than planned.. so im do the best i can right now."