Wednesday, November 01, 2006

What if.....

~I quit my job and became a SAHM and still took my classes?

But then we would have to get actual public assistance, meaning more papers to fill out...more waiting...and still struggling. More struggling, if you ask me, because based on Daddy's income, they will probably tell us we STILL make too much, and not want to help with THAT either.

I hate this. It sucks. I wish this could be easier.

Funny thing that happened today- Bossman was asking Stoopid something or other about one of her properties and she began complaining that she isn't moving anything and she was getting frustrated. (Which, hello, have you NOT noticed how slow the market is?) So she tells him that he better not start charging her any desk fees or she'll quit. I was sending my bossman mental messages to start charging her desk fees, so she'd leave. My bossman's answer to her....


"Do what you gotta do."

Do you love it? I love it.


Mama of 2 said...

Diana I would love to be a SAHM. If and when hubby moves up in the ranks of his job there is a better likelihood of that happening. For right now I will plug along doing what it is I do.

And as for your fear of still making too much money on Daddy's salary alone...well I know that when I was on maternity leave w/o pay that's when we did receive food stamps and medical cards for the kids. So if you end up having to quit...I wouldn't give up until you go some sort of help. I hope you don't have to quit though.

Blonde Chick said...

The problem is that they probably won't even consider you qualified for assistance until you actually do quit. You can't very well walk in there and say "Well, I work right now, but as soon as you approve me, I'm outta there!" LOL

Sounds you need to do some heavy budget-crunching, praying, or whatever-- to see financially what works best for you. You might be surprised-- things might be better if you didn't work.

Anonymous said...

I know exactly what you mean. I had to quit my job when I was pregnant in order to get "pregnancy medicaid" which is exactly that. They said we had too much income to qualify for anything else. Government offices suck butt.

dennis said...

but if stoopid quits, then who will we be left with to ridicule? I know there is your MIL and SIL but that's family and, while we enjoy your stories, only family should make fun of family!

I am now praying for stoopid to sell, sell, sell!!