Lessons in Adulting

It’s easy to model concrete skills: how to peel a carrot, how to wash a window, how to sort the laundry. These activities break down into simple, observable steps that can be easily verbalized.

This year, I’ve realized that I need to be much more intentional in modeling those oh-so-important skills that are less concrete.

A Bit of Unsolicited Advice – off topic

Dear Stay-at-Home-Moms, Work-at-Home-Moms, Earners of less than 50% of the household net income, I have some unsolicited advice for you.  I know you scrimp and save, you stretch your dollars to make things work, you put up with things that really don’t work as they should because… because.  It’s great that you are so careful,…