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Author Archive | Kathryn

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Saving Money By Going Online

First things first. If you’re a mega-couponer, bargain hunting fiend, or have your budget relatively under control, this post is not for you.  But if you’re a fly-by-the-seat-of-your-pants, wait and see kind of budget person with little personal willpower, I’m here for you. Because that is how I am too.  And, while being carefree and […]

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The Four Stages of Planning a Birthday Party.

BC (before children), I did not realize that the first few birthday parties of your child’s life were not about the kids themselves. No, no. These parties are all about the adults in the room. Bonus points if your party is Pinterest-worthy. Moms may mislead you – really, the bounce house seems like it was rented […]

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I Don’t Want Another Baby.

No one warned me that there’s an unspoken threshold that occurs when your firstborn (your only) turns two. As the chubby fat rolls go away, as toddling steps turn into a self-assured run, society assesses your family status, and an invisible beacon turns on above your head: one that signals “it’s time.”  Time for what? […]

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