How I learned to make peace with supporting my parents financially

As a teenager I resented the injustice of keeping my family afloat with money but like many second-generation immigrants Ive come to see the other side For as long as I can remember, I have supported my parents financially. My family is broke. Like, really broke and has been my whole life. My dad cleans cars for a living and is in a lot of debt. My oldest brother used to make some money, but he died. My second-oldest brother is in prison.My other siblings are still young, studying or looking for work. I started supporting my family in high school in England, in dribs and drabs from school bursaries and state benefits. I didnt have much cash, but I …

Kids First, Egos Last: Woman Shares How The Parents Of Her Former Husband Love Her And Still Invite Her To Thanksgiving

But that’s not a situation that intimidates parenting vlogger Kristina Kuzmic, who says that she and her husband and children are welcome in her ex-husband’s family: she first posted about the unusual arrangement on Facebook last year and this year, she shared that they’re spending Thanksgiving together again. A chapter of her upcoming book, Kuzmic shared the story with her followers for the second year in a row Image credits: Image credits: Image credits: The real stars in this situation are her former in-laws, who she says accepted her as one of their own. Perhaps it’s this acceptance that motivated her, her ex-husband, and her current husband to take a practical approach, put aside the awkwardness of divorce and the …

Woman Crashes Into Drunk Drivers Car, Preventing A Couple With Baby From Being Hit

Recently, a heartstopping video showing a couple and their baby being just seconds away from death went viral. Shared by The Phoenix Police Department, the footage shows the miraculous escape the family made when one woman blocked the drunk driver’s car from running them over. The chilling crash took place around 10 p.m. and was captured by the traffic camera. A woman named Shannon Vivar was recently hailed a hero after preventing a drunk driver from hitting pedestrians The woman who happened to be in the right place at the right time is 27-year-old Shannon Vivar. That night, Shannon, her mother Shirley, and Shannon’s 3-year-old child were driving back home from Walmart, when suddenly Shirley screamed in shock. The woman …

My husband wont let me drive our car, because Im a woman | Dear Mariella

This controlling behaviour needs to be addressed unless youre a terrible driver, says Mariella Frostrup The dilemma My husband wont allow me to drive the car when hes in it. I used to accept this, but for the past four months Ive challenged it. Now that we have a son, I dont want him growing up thinking Daddy is in charge. When I first raised this, I casually said Id drive us home from a day out and didnt think itd be a big deal, but it was. He threw the keys at me and had a face like thunder. Another time, I was going into town and he wanted to come, too, but expected me to get out of …