Veronica Smith feeds her son Dominic, 3 months, and checks her e-mail, while her daughter Celeste, 12-years, and nephew Lamont Jr., 10-years, play a game on the couch.
A calendar of the Smith family's activities hangs on the refrigerator. "If i didn't write everyting down, it would go in one ear, and out the other," Veronica Smith said. "I have five lives, other than my own to worry about."
Mother & housewife, Veronica Smith goes through a detailed list of bills for her family's expenses. Smith has four children and manages her family's finances.
Veronica Smith feeds her son, Dominic a bottle. Dominic is the youngest, 3 months, of Smith's four children.
Veronica Smith helps her daughter, Makayla, 2 years, into her car seat. "Getting all four kids ready to go out is hard," Smith said. "I can't go anywhere spur-of-the-moment."
Veronica Smith helps her 12-year-old daughter, Celeste with her homework for the next day. After school, Celeste and her brother Jonathan, 9 years, must to all of their homework before watching television or playing any games.
2-year-old Makayla Smith opens the gate for her mother Veronica after being picked up at daycare. Makayla attends a nearby in-house daycare five days a week.