Our son turned two last weekend. Developmentally, this marks a point in his life where we're starting to see emotion, a sense of preference and improved communication, otherwise jointly known as the Terrible Twos. People randomly ask me if I'm scared of what's coming next, as if some impending doom is about to descend over … Continue reading Thoughts on 2 Years of Fatherhood
New parents face what is, on the surface, a simple decision when it comes to "stuff" for their kids--to buy new or buy used. Buying used is a frequently cited means of dampening the cost of kids, both because prices for used items are much lower and because the secondhand market for children's gear is saturated … Continue reading Should I Buy New or Used for My Kids?
Many couples are deciding precisely when to get pregnant and have their first or subsequent children. The decision-making process considers a lot of factors, but money definitely plays a big part.
A reader recently remarked that it's unfair for her, a single woman with no kids, to be paying for other people's public education. What's your take?
Reviewing our latest baby expenses numbers from the 14th month.
Now that my son is nearly 14 months, I take a look back at everything we've learned in the first year and share my Top 10 frugality tips for raising a baby.
Updating you on the latest expenses with our baby, who just recently became a toddler. There's not much new this month, but I have an important question for my readers!