Open Thread: Parental Assistance

Today’s post about the 31-year-old who lives at home gave me the idea that we should have an open thread about how much help we take or took from our parents, or how much we help our parents instead. I’ll volunteer to go first!

Monday Check-in

Back with more tomorrow!

The Pros and Cons of Neti Pots. Plus, A Camp Horror Story!

The reason I stopped using the neti pot has to do with the amoeba Naegleria fowleri. This amoeba literally eats your brain.

Living Alone

Mike: Nicole, earlier this week, Ester wrote about what’s it worth for us to live alone. You and I live alone in our respective cities. Want to talk about how that happened?

Save the Date: Billfold Live in NYC, Jan. 28

The Billfold is hosting a night of honest storytelling about money on Wednesday, Jan. 28 at 7 p.m. at the Housing Works Bookstore Café, and if you’re in the area, we’d love for you to attend.

Car Talk

Just three pals, palling around.

Holiday Shopping Check-In: Chatting about Progress and Perfect Gifts

How’s your holiday shopping going?

The Joy of Holiday Travel

I was so distracted by work and travel and fall getaways during the previous months that it slipped my mind to buy plane tickets to visit my folks in California for Christmas far in advance.

Chatting About A New Era

Mike: Meaghan, you have some news, yes?

Meaghan:Omg you’re going to make me say it. Yes, as of next week, I am going back to being a commenter.