Peggy - posted on 04/04/2009 ( 10 moms have responded )
OK, so my daughter goes to college for nursing f/t, works as a CNA p/t, and has a boyfriend. You'd think she would be responsible right??? Wrong...she's flunking out on at least 2 subjects that are absolutely necessary for nursing, she has already said she doesn't like school, we will lose our financial aid. I told her she has to switch majors and find something that she wants to do. I think she is happy just being a CNA which is ok I guess if she could manage her money. She makes a decent paycheck but blows it all!!! We pay for everything, cell phone, car ins., everything. She has a secured visa that we set up with part of my disability reward that she has maxed out and gone over and we charge her $50 every 2 weeks but she always has some excuse why she cant pay that. Now this week, she has already gone through her whole check, payed us, payed her state taxes( which she was supposed to have been saving towards), payed on her credit card, and threw $65 away on clothes that she doesn't need(her downfall) and tanning(going to the Senior Ball with her girlfriend). How do we get through to her that she has to smarten up with her whole outlook? College...her money...her life??? We have tried everything short of kicking her out of the house which I really don't want to do. HELP!!!