Great Expectations... and Great Disappointments

Today I read about Rachel Gow, a woman who took her life because she was not where she thought she should have been...more
Never say never.  We don't know what's around the corner for us.   I appreciate your story ...more

Mom Clothes: A Long Ramble Through My Closet

I cleaned out my closet today. For me, a big part of the Frugal Challenge has been to do more with less. I have to be happy with what I have. I want to get rid of everything I don't need and don't use. The closet was the first step. ...more

One and Done

My husband and I want only one child. You may not know this (especially if you've been able to survive the baby epidemic up until now) but having or wanting only one child makes you a bit of an anomaly. In fact, sometimes I feel as if people treat me like I'm contagious, as if my willingness to allow my uterus to shrivel up will most certainly send theirs into early retirement. I assure you I'm not that powerful.  For the most part....more