If the Government focused more on getting non-resident parents to pay the full amount and to not get away with the four ways that non-resident parents typically use to avoid payment, there would be less child poverty and less stressed single parents struggling to make ends meet.
Blogger and parent
Having had my first child at 18 years old, I went on to have another five, while working a range of jobs, studying towards a degree and training to become a Secondary School Teacher. Unfortunately, after 18 years of marriage, I found myself a single mum which has led me to reduce my teaching hours and increase my self-employment hours, so that I could manage the juggling of work and children better. I love walking, dancing, reading, writing and cuddles on the sofa with my kids.
As a Low Income Single Parent, I Feel That No Matter How Hard I Work, I Will Always Be Struggling to Provide for My Children
Eight months after the Conservative's conference, came the Budget. A budget that promised to help working people. Yet, for me and millions of other low income working parents, instead of helping us, we are going to be struggling financially.
07/08/2015 15:28 BST
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