Care to explain?

I don’t understand people.. Fact: I am a single mother.. I pay for all my own things.. house, truck, bills etc.  If I want something, I have to pay cash (AFTER bills etc are paid), or I don’t get it.. (I don’t want cc’s to get further into debt)..   I can NOT fathom HOW people can BLOW OFF certain things because they are selfish.  Let’s say.. Child support.  It is a COURT ORDERED bill.. like Alimony.  You would think, as the PAYER that you would make sure that gets paid on time so that they courts don’t come after you.  Ok sidenote: Do courts even DO that?  I guess not, since so many people are so far behind it doesn’t matter anymore.. Anyway.. I guess people don’t see a reason to pay things like that.. or a JOINT car payment that shouldn’t have been joint in the first place..  INSTEAD, let’s go out an buy a new iPhone!  Ya.. let’s do that.. my kid doesn’t need any money or anything… and that old car.. I crashed it anyway.. it’s just sitting there.. why bother paying that..  AAAAAARRRRGGGGGGHHHHHHHHHHHH  I can’t figure out WHY/HOW people are so irresponsible.   
And then, the “other guy” (family) that borrows and borrows, and never pays back.. then “borrows” your SS# to open an account, and CONTINUE to rack it up, and NEVER PAY FOR IT, so that I get collection letters saying I owe over $3,800 for something that isn’t even MINE!  In trying to DISPUTE said account.. “It’s YOUR SS #, it is YOUR bill”..   after 8 attempts to dispute and hearing the same thing… I’m over it.  My hours have been reduced drastically, and now I’m trying to cut every corner I can to make ends meet.. My kid knows about it, and that doesn’t exactly make things any better..   Ya.  Merry Christmas.  

Holidays are comin….

Sorry, but that just SUCKS. I mean, the day after Halloween, they start with the Christmas music. I remember (not too long ago I thought) when Christmas music didn’t start until the day after Thanksgiving… what happened?!?! In a couple years, they’ll start the “CHRISTMAS SEASON” on July 5th. Blech.
Well, after spending MANY years with a multitude of family and them slowly dying or moving away, Christmas became rather Blah. Then came the kid. And of course, as she gets older, Christmas is becoming a little more fun I guess. Just seeing her light up putting up decorations is just great. I decided when the kid was born that I wasn’t going to do the whole red/green Christmas colors anymore.. Too many memories from Me being a kid.. I like Blue. So I changed Christmas at my house to Blue, White and Silver. (Not for any religions reasons, I just like it). And so does she. So tonight, I think after school me and the kid are going to start the Christmas festivities and begin decorating. That really sets it off for me.. Seeing her get so excited about it all. Kinda nice for me too tho, I let her decorate how ever she wants. So she is rather proud of herself for a great job, and I get to see all her hard work and that big huge smile on her face…
So, the holidays are coming, and ok, I’m getting a little better with it all.. I’ll let ya know how the decorating goes…

“Call it a clan, call it a network, call it a tribe, call it a family:
Whatever you call it, whoever you are, you need one.” Jane Howard