Every Comment On Parental Leave Articles

“Parents are always using their children to get advantages.”

The Cost of Not Having a Baby Shower

I don’t make a lot of money, but I also don’t believe in baby showers. So when my husband and I learned we were expecting two years ago, we decided not to have one, but were nervous about the expenses that our little one would incur.

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!

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.

Here Is Your Open Thread

Here is your open thread.

DOL Leading the Charge on Paid Leave

Our Attempt at a $20-a-Day Budget

I am a 29-year-old woman, married for four years. I am a playwright, actor, blogger, screenwriter, tutor, and babysitter. My husband is a software engineer. My money-making schedule is varied and inconsistent and sometimes I will just freak out about it—especially now, because I’m pregnant.

WWYD: Judging Friends for Being Broke and Wanting to Have a Baby

A friend and co-worker of mine is on a mission to have a baby. She’s always wanted to be a mom and finally at 34, she’s in a fantastic, stable relationship with another co-worker who equally wants to be a dad. They’re going to make fantastic parents. The problem is, they’re broke. The bigger problem is that it isn’t a problem for THEM and that strangely feels like a problem for ME.

The Best Places to Raise a Family (Or Not)

Yakkin’ About Baby Showers

Mike: You will probably getting a package from Target from me today.