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We know the answer: Yes, it's getting more expensive to raise your family. There are a few factors contributing to the cost increase. The most talked about is, of course, inflation. But inflation is just one part of the equation. It's impossible to quantify all the expenses that are driving increased costs. However, it's important to note that basic needs have become … [Read more...] about Is Raising Kids Getting More Expensive in 2023? A Look at the Numbers
Here's the deal: we're all sick of unprecedented times. We are tired. Beyond that, we're all feeling legitimate grief over life as we knew it - you know, the "normal" life we all took for granted just a few months ago. Now we're entering the "return to school" world. And boy is it a disaster. On a scale of Not Crazy to This is Really, Absurdly Bad, the re-opening plans for … [Read more...] about America’s Schools Need a Pandemic Gap Year
To know me is to know I love Costco. I do almost all of my grocery shopping at Costco. With a family to feed and frequent guests, buying in bulk just makes the most sense. There are a few things about Costco that I don't love, like when they suddenly stop stocking my favorite items and the fact that they don't sell fresh herbs. I also have a frequent issue with the … [Read more...] about Is a Costco Executive Membership worth it?