The follow-up to my widely successful post covering baby gear. See what we've learned from eight months of experience and if our previous recommendations have held up.
Category: Family & Kids
How Can I Make It as a Single Parent?
A reader is freaking out about her finances with a baby on the way. As a single parent, how can we help her understand her options when it comes to earning income and spending wisely?
Baby Expense Report: Month 4
Checking in with the fourth month of baby expenses, which had some surprising results. I also go through some of the ways we've kept costs down over the last 4 months.
Teach Kids Good Financial Habits with a Piggy Bank
Christian Treitler shows us how establishing good habits in our kids early on can really pay off. One example is piggy bank "ceremony."
Baby Expense Report: Month 3
We look at the third month of our baby expenses, and we're starting to see a new baseline forming. Do you have any tips for getting our costs down?
Stopping Entitlement in Kids
Wondering how to stop entitlement attitudes in your kids? Donna Corwin, author of "Give Me, Get Me, Buy Me" has a book out that might be the solution!
Our One-Car Experiment and Car Decision
As our older car broke down a few month ago, we decided to experiment with being a one-car family for a little while. With the baby, it proved to be difficult, and we ultimately made the decision to purchase a new car.
Baby Expense Report: Month 2
Reviewing the second month of our baby expenses. I'm looking forward to hearing what you guys have to say!
Baby Expense Report: Month 1
The first installment of a monthly series that will explore our monthly baby expenses and find out whether those "cost of raising a child" estimates are really true! Follow along.
Why You Probably Shouldn’t Hire Outside Help
Three reasons why I think hiring outside help might not be a good idea. What do you think?