Archive for May 10, 2008

Earlier this week, I met a young woman who had her two and a half month infant daughter with her.

In her late twenties, this young mother mentioned that she and her daughters’ father were living with his parents. He had lost his job just shortly after she had become pregnant and they had taken them in.

Fortunately this young man has been able to re-acquire employment. It doesn’t pay as much as his previous job – which more and more lately seems to be the trend. Folks who find themselves unemployed will often times discover that the only new job they can find doesn’t pay anywhere near what their previous position did.   (more…)