How to (not) fail as a parent…The Day We Went To The Foodbank

I will never forget our visit to the Foodbank. After seven years of no pay-rise and an ever-growing overdraft, my husband's only option was to find another job. And with a three month notice period, the only option was to resign as soon as possible, in order to be available when a new job came up. With eleven unsuccessful interviews, no new job in the pipeline, 18 weeks of sanctions (no benefits paid out) and, therefore, a month without any income at all, we were in dire need of help and support. My parents and my in-laws are always kind…read more >