This is a story of how I got to the point where I had no choice but to move in with my mother and father.
I was 17 when I moved into their house and I was pregnant with my third child, which was a boy.
My parents and I spent the next 10 years in a loving relationship, living on their shared £700,000 house in south London, while my younger sister and I stayed with our father and mum.
But things started to go wrong.
My father, who was in his early 50s, lost his job, I was living in temporary accommodation with my mum and I began to struggle financially.
I was struggling with the stress of raising three kids in my home and was trying to balance my career and my own wellbeing.
By the time I got my first child, I realised my mum had also lost her job, and was now working part-time.
Things got worse, and by the time my eldest daughter was born I had lost all of my savings and credit cards.
Eventually, I felt that I had nowhere left to turn.
I moved in with an ex-partner, who had been living with his partner and their two children, and I started looking for a job.
We had a good job, but I was also worried about how I was going to pay for it, and worried about my finances.
There was nothing I could do about it.
I had my own money, but the only way I could afford to live on it was to borrow.
I borrowed from a credit union to pay the mortgage, and my mother had to pay it off.
I lost my job, lost my home, lost everything.
It was a tough decision, but ultimately, I had the money to get through it, so I took a risk and moved in.
Fast forward to this day, with my second child, who is now four.
The hardest part of moving in with a new family is getting used to it, but it is also the most rewarding part.
I have never been happier in my entire life.
When you move in, you feel like you are living in a new city.
It is different to my previous home, but now I feel like I can relax and do things that I would never be able to do before.
I now enjoy spending time with my family, which is something I never could have done before.
My husband and I live in a huge home, which has three bedrooms and a bath, but we can do as we please in our bedroom.
We can also play with our dogs.
I am so glad we were able to get this home for myself and my family.
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It has helped me get back to work and get on with my life.
There are a few things I have learnt in the process, but overall I feel that the new home has given me the stability and peace I was looking for.
My partner is happy, and our kids are all happy, too.
I also feel much more supported by my partner, who feels that he has the support of the other family members.
In the coming weeks, I will look at some options for the new family and how we can make the transition easier and easier for my mother.
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