5 Rules for a Real(istic) Marriage

Earlier this week it was Dan and my 3rd wedding anniversary. We commemorated the day by waking up, grabbing our cell phones to scroll Facebook, and then saying to each other - "oh look, today is our anniversary...according to Facebook anyway." Trust me, it was really romantic. This is the space I had originally reserved [...]

Buying a Used Car and other Causes of Divorce

When you decide to have a second kid, you (hopefully) think through the obvious expenses involved. Maternity leave (10 weeks at about $4000), hospital bills (baby #1 was $8,000 out of pocket), daycare ($300/month for 2 days a week), diapers ($100 a month), wine ($5 a box) - catching puke with your bare hands (priceless). Sorry, I [...]