It's easy, it's healthy and it's cheap. (But it's not always pretty.)
Once an employed homeowner, blogger is now jobless and living with her kids in an RV.
Bundle: Parents go out more than you might think, dinner with the grandkids is a struggle, and where you live matters. A lot.
Consider factors such as your child's development and the effect of more financial pressure on your lives.
This situation is likely not sustainable. Time to begin gradually cutting them off.
Here's a tip for reducing the influence of advertising on your child.
You didn't ask for them. They show up anyway. Time to get creative.
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