Two minutes before this photo, BB’s beautiful smile was downturn, tears streaming down his red face because we wouldn’t let him watch Daniel Tiger before bed; two minutes after he got a time out for hitting Daddy (again) and erupted on the bathroom floor when he was asked to brush his teeth. We also had… Continue reading Another Day
I opened the bathroom door and stepped out, exhaling loudly. “Bye Dad,” I said and waved again, heading towards the front door. We had already said our goodbyes before I had to go to the bathroom again; unsure if it was something I ate or the new stomach bug that had been making rounds at… Continue reading Winter Of the Ghost
It’s hard to focus with so much going on. Our buddy bailed on us and we have no contractor to fix our old home, which may be falling apart faster than expected. We’re only going to be able to do about half of the home repairs/updates we had planned on doing, but now for an… Continue reading A Dream Is a Wish Your Heart Makes
As I shared recently, the Groom and I are a few grand short on our tax return this year, with thousands of pending home improvement expenses. Everybody said, “Oh, you spend so much in daycare! You’ll get most of it back!” Or, “You have a baby, you get like $4,000 for him right off the… Continue reading Broke, baby!
One of my goals for 2017 has been to be able to effectively budget my money and get a better idea of how our household is really running. This has been difficult to do since, until a couple days ago, I only had cooperation of half of our household (ME). It was super frustrating… Continue reading The Great Budget Experiment