The Simple Dollar Morning Roundup: New Baby Tiredness Edition

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The exhiliration of the new baby has worn off a bit, leaving us all really exhausted around here. Even my toddler son is feeling it, as he’s sleeping in a bit later this week.

7 Prudent Things To Do With Small Windfalls Please, if you get an inheritance, please don’t just blow it! Do something with it that will help you out over the long run. (@ mighty bargain hunter)

Baby Boom: The Shockwaves of a Lifestyle Change No kidding. All through the pregnancy, you know the changes are coming, then boom they hit and it’s completely different than you expected. My wife and I are vaguely looking at a “stay at home parent” situation. (@ get rich slowly)

Talking Money With My Teenage Cousins Or, Parenting Gone Wrong. Seriously, if I ever said anything like that to my parents, I not only would have had my water cut off, I would have been lucky to still be standing. (@ clever dude)

WWYD: Sponsoring Friends In Charity Events I’d have no problem doing this if I believed in the charity. I usually make a point to talk about charitable giving with my friends at some point early on in the friendship, making it clear that I like to give but I’m picky about what I give to. (@ queer cents)

The Simple Dollar Retro: Charity: Why You Should Give Your Money Away This is my best argument on behalf of charity.

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One thought on “The Simple Dollar Morning Roundup: New Baby Tiredness Edition

  1. Thanks for including me. I think parents are too often the “enabler”. They don’t want to say no to their kids because they don’t know how. It’s easier to be complacent and blame someone else, but in the end it will bite you in the bum.

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