Marie's Maternity Leave Fund

Help Marie take time off worry-free to be with the new baby when she gets here! Many of you may not be aware, but the state of MN requires no paid maternity leave. So for the short 6 weeks I'll be taking off to recover from delivering a baby, I will not have an income. My main concerns are my car bill/insurance ($620/month) and Hinhanni's daycare ($320/week = $1,920 for 6 weeks). I can't avoid paying her daycare fees by pulling her for those 6 weeks and just putting her back in when I return to work, they won't hold her place for that time off.  I wish I could've planned better and saved up for this but I've been living paycheck to paycheck for some time now, so I have had no money to be saved. 
Any help you are able to offer will be greatly appreciated!
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Marie Armstrong 
Minneapolis, MN
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