I want to share a quick story with you. Earlier today on the Facebook page I shared this post I wrote last year about Number 4 starting to babysit and how her, let’s just say… exuberant personality that I once thought would be the death of me had served her well. Because now at twelve […]
Now She Really Gets It
Number 4 had her fourth official babysitting job this past week. She loves babysitting. She loves it because she really enjoys kids. But she also loves it because she loves the freedom having your own income provides you. Our kids are pretty grounded when it comes to money. They haven’t known a time when money […]
You Have A Ballsy, Outspoken, and Exasperating Five-Year-Old? Good.
I started writing this blog about five and a half years ago. Number 4 was five years old at the time. And if you were here back in the beginning, you’ll probably recall that she was a bit of a handful. Straight out of the uterus, she gave me a run for my money. In […]
I Am Pretty Good With Kids, To Be Honest.
Last Christmas one of the things Number 4 asked for was an iPod, but after seeing how the kids are often irresponsible with stuff that they don’t actually spend their own money on, I decided that if they wanted any electronics, they would have to buy them themselves. So Number 4 has been saving up […]