- July 24, 2008 at 12:15 am #260404
At 08:59 AM 7/24/2008, you wrote:
>My husband barely clears the mortgage after taxes and insurance is
>deducted from his check. We couldn’t even come close to living on
>his income. The daycare is the primary source of income even if it
>is unstable. He drives 45 minutes each way to work so he’s spending
>at least 500 per month on gas too. But his job isn’t one that’s
>easy to find. We can’t move closer either because the laws in KS
>are very unfavorable towards daycare and homeschooling. Even if I
>was willing to move, it can take up to 6 months to get licensed and
>you can’t even have 1 full-time child in KS until you are.
As I stated in the previous post, but must have not made it really
plain enough: I’d set my budget at what hubby makes, **plus** half
of what the daycare brings in. Any over that half, put it aside for
those rough times.
Ann in Arkansas
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