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Am I being sensitive?

My sister made a remark about me having no savings after been on the phone with my other sister made me feel like an awful mum but they owe me £4.5k between them 🙃 I have 1 child and receive pip as can’t work and still at home x

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Stay at home jobs

Does anyone one know of real stay at home job hiring immediately?

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Do Kaiser charge for emergency visit in pregnancies?

So i get really anxious when i feel less movement in baby, and i dont think from phone calls , it could get diagnosed properly. What happens if you visit kaiser emergency, how much time do they take? Do they do ultrasound at that time? And how much do they charge?

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Help info please

My baby fell yesterday and has a broken collarbone . She’s been checked out and we are following the doctors instructions. We have a referral for an orthopedic surgeon but due to our insurance lapsing since being laid off from his previous job and being close to getting done training for a new job. We have no money....

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Insurance for baby

Does anyone have any info on getting Medicaid or cheap insurance for baby in NJ? I’m currently still on my exes insurance. So baby won’t be getting insurance that way. How do the hospitals bill the initial newborn expenses? To mom’s insurance? Or have to have insurance for baby directly from the get go? I’m confused...

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Work at home jobs for moms

I created a group where we can share current jobs hiring for at home please join and please no scams https://www.peanut-app.io/share/IsvJJcP73Ib

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SAHM Year Advice

Hello! I am taking a school year off from teaching to spend with my baby. I’m calling it my SAHM year because I only get a year. What are some ways to make the most out of this year? If you only had 1 year to stay home from work with your baby, what would you have done?

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Leave planning - tips and tricks?

Hey y’all 👋🏼 For moms that have taken/will take leave from work, do you have any tips that you’d share for planning? Open to any advice that helped you! Additionally, I’m worried that my inbox will have a billion emails when I get back. How did you successfully manage/streamline your inbox and returning to work?

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Ladies who work for the NHS, I have a question?

Can Nhs delay your pay for 3 months under any circumstances? My husband is a doctor, he works for the Nhs and he switched jobs recently. He keeps telling me that they still didn’t pay his salary for the past three months now. I am on unpaid maternity leave and I have to use my savings to help out, I don’t have much...

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Not returning to work

How do you tell your work you're not returning? I need up in a tribunal as the treatment during my pregnancy throughout work was unreal. The director who was a shithead has resigned and been caught for what he was up to nevermind being a dick to me. But the owners weren't much better and I have an interview on Monda...

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Work From Home

I know this may be a lil’ “unrealistic” but I really need a Work From Home job due to no one being able to watch my son. His father lives in a different State and I just don’t have that village they always talk about. Anyone knows who’s hiring or any website with legit WFH jobs

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Stay at home mums claiming uc

I was working prior to when I had my little one. He is now 19 months. I had a call from uc saying I should expect to start work soon. Ideally I wanted to go back to work a little bit later but before he turns 3. What justification can I give? I don’t have childcare but they said that they would pay childcare costs...

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Spanish Maternity Services?

Hii all, Currently on my holidays in Spain and worrying that I haven't felt baby move yet today.. We have been more active and walking more than usual so I don't want to worry too much yet, but does anyone have any experience of accessing maternity services over in Spain? I'm not sure who I need to contact or wher...

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Saving tips?

Does anyone have any saving tips? Me and my partner need to save 19,000 a year which is essentially 1500 a month. He’s the only one working at the moment so I do plan to go back to work but any tips and tricks would be appreciated! Edited for more context: I was more so looking for advice on quick ways to save. If ...

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Job seekers allowance

Are there any stay at home mums who are on Job seekers allowance that could tell me how it works? Do you have to go to the job centre every week? Are you allowed to take children with you?

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Alabaster Ruling

Hi, can anyone explain to me what their understanding of the Alabaster Ruling in regards to maternity pay is? My understanding of it is that if you receive a pay rise anytime from the start of your qualifying period to your return to work your average weekly earnings need to be recalculated to reflect this. My work...

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Help🤯

Hey girls, Just wondering if anyone could help me? I’m currently on maternity leave, getting my maternity pay from the government as I was not working for long enough to get it from work. However I’m now pregnant again, due December but due to go back to work in May. If I leave for maternity again in November, w...

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Pay scale

Hello everyone, I was just wondering how pay worked when you return from maternity leave. I’ve always been employed as a full time teacher and have gone up the pay scale each year. I took my maternity leave from September 2023 and will be returning September 2024 which is my 5th year teaching so I would have been ...

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She’s Here 🥰💕🥹

My sweet rainbow baby, miss Rosalie Ava, arrived one week ago on 4/16 at 2:24am after almost 24 hours in labor. My heart is so full of love for her like I never even knew was possible.🥹 Not everything went as planned and I had to be willing to go with the punches, but I’m just so happy she’s here. Such a sweet…

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Work from home with baby

Hi... Is there any option available for me to take care my baby with the job also. Kindly , suggest something 😔 TYA

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