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43-Year-Old Mom Seeking A Government Grant For A Work-At-Home Business

by Cara Boynton
(Lexington, TX. USA)

Chelsea, My Inspiration To Work At Home

Chelsea, My Inspiration To Work At Home

I'm a 43-year-old mom looking for a government grant for a work-at-home business.

I'm married and have two beautiful daughters, one of whom is disabled. Chelsea is 19 and is mentally challenged, with an IQ of 40. She was recently diagnosed with seizures, hyperthyroidism, Tourette syndrome and Osteoporosis.


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She has been attending high school, but because of her mental disabilities, is having difficulty staying in school. Her outbursts caused by Tourette syndrome is making it hard for her.

I gave up my career as a hairstylist four years ago and went to work in the school cafeteria as a lunch lady. My salary went from about $29,000 to about $9,000. I had to be able to be home for Chelsea.

There are many days she cannot make it an hour in school without having an episode. She has suffered numerous bruises and scratches from staff members trying to contain her.

In order for me to give her the life she deserves, I need to find a way to work from home.

My family is having to make it on my husband's salary, which is only about $30,000 a year and our oldest daughter is attending college.

I would like to be able to take a medical transcription course online and work from home and give Chelsea the support and love she needs.

We make numerous trips to her doctors each month, which puts a strain on our budget since we had to purchase a second vehicle to transport her in.

Chelsea is a very loving and beautiful young lady and I just want to be able to give her the life she deserves, and that life is being at home with her family who loves her very much.

If there are government grants for a work-at-home business or any other type of help, that would be great.

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