Alimony Concerns for Stay at Home Parents

Stay-at-home parenting is becoming rarer by the day. Bureau of Labor statistics show that, “In 1967, 49 percent of mothers were stay-at-home mothers. That proportion steadily dropped through the decades until 1999, when only 23 percent of moms stayed at home,” according to the Bureau of Labor article, “Stay at Home Mothers through the years”. We expect with Millennials and beyond, that rate may drop even lower. Regardless of the statistics, there are thousands of parents opting to stay home with the kids. Consider the following scenario… A couple meets. Both are competent, educated, and employed. They fall in everlasting Continue Reading…

Five Reasons a Girlfriend Gathering May Save the Day for a Stay At Home Mom After Divorce

Don’t Dis the Coffee Klatch Stay at home mom after divorce faces complications working sisters may not. For the top five single-parenting woes, a good old-fashioned coffee klatch may provide some solutions. Here are five ways that a stay at home mom after divorce might benefit from a caffeine-fueled co-op. Problem #1 for the Stay At Home Mom After Divorce: Finding Work Most divorce settlements require the non-working spouse to make progress toward finding gainful employment. For many women who have been out of work for a decade or two the job search alone takes a ton of time. Rewriting the Continue Reading…