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Please can somebody tell me why being on public assistance will affect my kids in the future?I'm in the program since 2 years

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Sadly for many living in poverty, the chips are stacked against them. From broken homes to hunger, to poor parenting to a plethora of other problems, children from these families suffer lower learning skills, self esteem, and test scores compared to more affluent children among us. The statistics don't lie. But they can be defeated by striving to be, and do, the best for your child when they attend school. Good luck.

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I so enjoy reading your responses. Have a nice evening :-)
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Thanks, few really do. ;)
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Thanks all it was really helpful
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I guess it would depend on how long you stay on public assistance. Just a few years shouldn't be an issue. If that's going to be your livelihood you're always going to struggle financially and you won't set a good example for your children.

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Thanks Peter.But is it true that all the help gonna be paid by the kids when they growing up
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Yes, their future is being stolen by politicians that can't reign in out of control federal and state spending. Just look at California.
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Yes that is true just like rust said. The best thing each one of us can do for our children is get very involved in politics. It's going to help them in numerous ways
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Calif is doing better now than it did under a GOP gov
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Thanks really I appreciate
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Being on public assistance will affect your kids in future in that their earnings will be very low when they turn to adults. Since welfares operate as a form of social toxin, the more the child's family receives the less successful the child will be as an adult. Go to http://www.heritage.org/research/reports/1996/06/bg1084nbsp-how-welfare-harms-kids for details.

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Thank you that was very helpful.I'm on public assistance since 2 years and half,I don't want to harm my kids in the future.Better be safe than sorry.Please do you know how to get only a child are if I close my case
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Public assistance is aiding you and your children at this time. As long as you are a responsible parent and are not abusing "the system" in my opinion, I do not understand why your children would be affected. Everyone goes through hard times, that's life, and it is fortunate programs exist to assist. Best of luck to you and may you get back on your feet soon.

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I was raised in poverty myself, but my parents found the way to get 3 of their 4 kids through college. Some now consider me to be well off, but I only achieved what I have through hard work and a lot of pain, suffering, and sacrifice myself. My youngest sister was the fourth child, and she refused a four year scholarship to become a mother! It was her choice, and not something she had to become due to obvious reasons.
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@Livinginpeace. That was a kind and considerate answer ...
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Thank you @ladywood. As I stated it's life and I think most of us have gone through difficult times. And thank you too Rusty for sharing. In my opinion
it is the parents who abuse the system who teach their children it's okay to deceive and take help from others who perhaps need it more.
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Abs, the biggest way your children will be affected is in school. They used to track children academically, nowadays they track them via the free lunch program and if your child is in it, teachers tend to not expect much from them which sets them up to be low performers

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So you're saying those wonderful entitlements your party loves so much DOES harm the youth in poverty, not help. Am I right in my assumption?
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A) not MY party, I don't belong to either one
B) human assumptions harm them, not getting decent meals
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