babies / finances / Kids / Marriage

What Babies, Green Cards, Unions and Hyundais Have in Common

Oy, apologies for the abysmal blogging schedule these days. I’ve had a lot on my mind, for instance, the fact that everything my husband and I are trying to do seems to cost $10,000. We’ve been having some serious talks about starting a family and thusly I’ve been researching insurance. Guess how much it costs … Continue reading

Kids / Marriage

Whom to Marry?

Today’s is a special, family friendly, Canadian Thanksgiving blog. My fabulous ma, retired teacher of thirty years, sent me this email forward on marriage yesterday. I especially like the last one. HOW DO YOU DECIDE WHOM TO MARRY? (written by kids) You have to find somebody who likes the same stuff. Like, if you like sports, she … Continue reading

Kids / Marriage / Relationships / women

How to Decide Whether to Have Kids

The huz and I were nestled in our usual spoon position—me spooning him—the other night when the subject of kids came up, yet again. I’d just finished Elizabeth Gilbert’s Committed and was thinking about being Liz-like and choosing never to have children. “What if we don’t have kids?” I said. “I’ve thought about that too,” … Continue reading