From the monthly archives:

March 2011

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Counting my blessings through bleary eyes

by Karen on March 30, 2011

I mentioned last week that we’ve begun working with Judah on his sleep schedule. Now that he’s four months old, I think he’s ready for a routine. Because he’s still so young, I want to be gentle in its implementation. Unfortunately, gentle for the baby is still pretty brutal for his parents. He’s responding incredibly […]

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I remember when I first started shopping for baby things, I was so overwhelmed. There are so many baby products on the market, and sadly, so much of it is totally and completely useless. Almost every expecting mother finds herself asking the question, “What do I really need?” Aside from the obvious essentials like diapers, […]

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Ever since I started living frugally, one of the areas of my budget that continually leaves me feeling guilty is groceries. My husband is the cook, and he has extremely expensive tastes when it comes to cooking. I gave up trying to convince him to live on a beans and rice diet to save money […]

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Hitting the road

by Karen on March 6, 2011

Judah and I are going on our first solo road trip! My sister is visiting from Canada, so we’re driving four hours north to my parents’ so we can see her, my niece, and my nephew before they move all the way out to the west coast. Unfortunately, Tony has to work all week, so […]

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How much are you really spending?

by Karen on March 4, 2011

At the beginning of this year, Tony was hired for a full-time teaching position, and our income doubled. That sounds like we’re making a lot more than we really are considering the fact that Tony was seriously underpaid as an adjunct professor. But for us, it’s a lot of money, and it’s finally enough to […]

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