I am only posting this to vent-I know it makes me sound evil, I suppose. BIL and SIL are all excited because they are getting WIC. SIL doesn't work-and never has (well at least not since they got married earlier this year). Not because she can't get a job-there are plenty of jobs within walking distance of where she lives (and she has a car). She just doesn't want to work. Which is fine, except then don't come take money from people who work. Plus, MIL, SIL and I have all offered to watch the new baby while she works-we all live really close and between us, she would have plenty of availability. I know if she had to pay daycare, it may not be worth it for her to work.
I need to stop judging how other people live their lives and spend their money. When I see them go out or buy things that I can't afford, I get irritated that they get govt aid that allows them to do those things while not working. If I thought they actually were poor, I wouldn't care about WIC. I think she spent as much on the baby's room as I spend to feed my kids in a year.
So, compassionate, non-judgmental people, put me in my place!