Why don’t I just let my partner provide for me while I am pregnant / on maternity leave?
Tracy brought up a great question A LONG WHILE BACK in my December 2013 Budget roundup that I thought I ought to address properly in a post. (I am REALLY happy she asked this!): A
Are girls more expensive than boys to raise?
Ever since I announced I am pregnant, a few fathers and grandfathers have joked that I better hope for the sake of my finances that I have a boy because girls are WAY more expensiv
Apartment hunting is pretty sexist
Every time I have gone to look for an apartment, where I’ve only put my name on the lease, I am always asked: “But why isn’t your husband / boyfriend on the leas
Being frugal or cheap doesn’t mean you’re morally superior
And if you think it makes you so, then you’re seriously deluded. Being frugal is a good thing in the PF community, I even aspire in some areas of my life to reach this (e.g.
How to find a doctor or a clinic in Montreal
When I first moved to Montreal from Toronto it was a bit of a struggle for me to acclimatize and figure out how to do basic things I have taken for granted my entire life, living i
Round Two: More Observations of a Growing Baby as a New Mother and Parent
Just to remind everyone that this is my first experience with a baby. I have never babysat, held a baby more than 15 minutes or watched one in my life until I had my own. Everythin
How the sun sees you: You really need to wear sunscreen
I’ve been lax on the sunscreen lately, but really good at wearing a hat every day. I even make Baby Bun wear a hat even if he doesn’t want to. I should also make it a p
Should there only be one breadwinner in the family?
An interesting post states that from a rational, economic standpoint, there should only be ONE breadwinner in a family, not two: While many will argue that the theory of Comparativ
“But Mom, I’m a BOY.” – The argument for why men and women need to learn a range of skills
I was in the home of a friend the other day who was cooking a meal, and she turned to her 11-year old son and said: “Why don’t you come into the kitchen and learn how t
Paula’s Choice: The Brand and its Products (Review)
I was a huge fan of Paula’s Choice back in the day before I went on this natural kick and tried to switch over to products that were more “natural” (by natural I