Babies

Childless Old Man Tells Us Being Childless Is Selfish

Nearly everything to do with a regular, healthy child costs money. Is the expense worth it? Sure! Most of the time!

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One Is The Loneliest Number But Also An Okay Number Maybe

Having one kid is a really good compromise between having children and not having children. You get a lot of the benefits of being a parent without too many of the drawbacks.

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Two Heartwarming Stay-At-Home-Dad Stories & One Cautionary Tale

Balance remains elusive, or perhaps just expensive.

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Do 1 Thing Diddy Diddy Dum Diddy Do

A Hannukah Do-1-Thing

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The Cheapest Generation Goes Generous for the Holidays

we miserly Millennials are having spendy holiday seasons

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In Which I Help Economists Become “Un-Baffled” About America’s Dropping Fertility Rate

No, no, no, you heard it wrong. We don’t need more babies, we need more Baymax. As in, the fictional healthcare robot designed to care for an aging population. We desperately need more Baymax, and we need him to be real.

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New Job Search Strategy: Create Fake Family, Get Higher Starting Salary (If You’re a Man)

How is a childless man supposed to compete against all those dads? Well, one man reportedly tried to create a fake family.

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Here Is Your Open Thread

Here is your open thread.

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Rationalizing Adorable, Impractical Online Purchases

Meaghan:: Um, can I buy baby booties for $60 with tax and shipping? No, right?

Mike: Hah I mean if you need them. If they are just cute, um, maybe close the tab

Meaghan: JUST VERY CUTE.

Mike: You know that baby clothes last for like, 5 days and then they grow out of it

Meaghan: Definitely. Also we just bought him functional winter booties that were a third of this price. Also they are 0-6 months and he’s 5 months and generally follows the size guidelines. But I mean, look at them.

Mike: Omg. Hah, they are very cute

Meaghan: I put in my card info then saw the shipping and tax and was like WAIT WHAT AM I DOING?

Mike: The Cost of Being Cute For One Month

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