Tag Archive: family

We’re having a Seed Party

The first thing my little one does when he wakes up in the morning is go to our “Seed Shelf”, a plastic yellow shelf my husband rescued from the garbage at a supermarket.… Continue reading

Jenn’s Words: “Living in poverty is like being punched in the face over and over and over on a daily basis. “

Thank you to Jenn for sharing her personal story of living in poverty right now…. ================================================================================================================================================ Today, I did something I never thought I’d do. I yelled at my son for being hungry.… Continue reading

Cloth Diapering & Low Income Families

Awhile back, I read about the results of a Yale study that examined low income women and how poverty affected their mental health. One of the neat tidbits that came out was that… Continue reading

“Its hard being poor in America. When your kid is sick enough that you can’t work but disability doesn’t pay the bills, it is crushing. “

Today a reader shares their personal story of being judged for using food stamps while buying food for their severely ill child. Much gratitude to this contributor for sharing their perspective and putting… Continue reading

Teach Me How To Breast Feed [VIDEO]

Urban Matriarch¬†made this awesome video, inspired by women she has helped breastfeed and her own breastfeeding experience. I want to just say a few things about breastfeeding and formula to make it totally… Continue reading

11 Meals for $50 and a little bit about Freezer Cooking

  Freezer Meals Boot Camp – Freezer Meal Recipes in 3 Hours for about $50! | Lamberts Lately.   The recipes at the link above ¬†are intended to be recipes for a freezer… Continue reading

Cleaning & Personal Care Products You Can Make With SNAP Purchased Ingredients

I have more great recipes like this I will add to the blog separately but these are great basic ones , perfect for when you’re just beginning to make your own cleaning and… Continue reading