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
Is a mortgage a form of savings?
An excellent discussion emerged from my post about whether or not debt should be part of your budget, and that is: Is your mortgage a form of savings? I am firmly, strongly in the
Why is this Emerson Fry bag so expensive?
It’s perfect. PERFECT I TELL YOU. The right size, the right sheen, black, simple, has a zipper on the back, the inside, and little metal feet. But it’s $1200 and
Should debt be a part of your budget?
Jordann over at My Alternate Life brought up an interesting point, saying that debt should not be part of your budget. It clearly shows debt as part of a balanced budget. I think t
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
In the world of Save. Spend. Splurge.
ONE. This is an excellent video and I agree with pretty much everything she is saying. She makes very logical arguments and a lot of what she said has been what I have experienced
Links à la Mode: What Really Matters
What I linked to this week What Really Matters This week has been rough for a lot of us. The news is full of terrible things. Sometimes it’s hard to focus when the world seem
Investing Series: How to buy and sell ETFs on Questrade
This is a part of the Investing Series. ————————————————- WHY BOTHER SIGNING UP TO TRADE ON QUESTRADE? Because ETFs are cheaper than mutual funds,
“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