Unfortunately, my sisters and I had to start talking about Dad’s funeral. It’s hard. Really hard. Trying to decide what to do when he passes. As we’re wrestling with some decisions, I’m really really glad that a few years back I hounded him to make a will. I have one, and (I don’t think) I’m […]
This is the time of year that I love to climb into bed with a good book. Cool evenings are perfect for curling up under soft sheets and sipping a cup of tea while I read. Here is what has been on my nightstand. Your Teenager is Not Crazy By Dr. Jeramy and Jerusha Clark. […]
I thought I would share with you some of the things I have learned over the last six years about finding daycare in Colorado Springs through a series of posts that break down the advantages and disadvantages of all the options.
The struggle to find child care is a constant battle and can cause major stress. It’s a challenge to balance a convenient location, the number of facilities you have to pick up and drop off from (why do so few facilities take infants?!?) and the cost of care for multiple children.
Sometimes however, the main consideration is the hourly rate of childcare versus the hourly rate for the parents. Depending on your situation, sometimes the math just doesn’t justify one alternative over the other. Fortunately, there are programs to help when ends don’t meet.
I remember when I was pregnant for the first time, everyone would say, “Being a mom is so hard, but so worth it.” Do you know what that kind of advice does for a mother-to-be? I’ll be bold here and say it does nothing. The word “hard” is thrown around like confetti when it comes […]
Do you love saving money as much as I do? I have compiled a list of my favorite ideas for you.
From Roombas to vintage typewriters, this list of gift ideas should get you off to a running start this holiday season.