Our clients always seem to have the Gimmies (or give me if you prefer regular English), and why is that? I was asked this question recently and it made me wonder, why are we asked? Talk to anyone who works with low income clients, and you’ll probably hear a groan and a lengthy story about… Continue reading A Case of the “Gimmes”
Boy am I ashamed. I started this blog as a way to gather my thoughts (and educate?) and here it has been an entire year since I’ve even opened my blog. My promises to write tomorrow turned into next week, after summer is over, after the election. And then the election. I’m sure most people… Continue reading In a Year
What would you do with an extra $100? How does that differ from how those in poverty would spend it?
Let me tell you that I myself have narrowly escaped poverty. I didn’t really realize I escaped until I bought myself a pair of prescription sunglasses. Let me tell you a story. My husband and I both worked full-time. Add in a high risk pregnancy due to the death of one of our twins, the… Continue reading Does Poverty end with Sunglasses?
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