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Deciding Where to Move

Started this discussion. Last reply by Penelope Jan 14, 2013. 3 Replies

A little background my self and my family. I am just about 26 years old, and my wife is 24. We have a 16 month old daughter, and a second daughter due in a few months. Our current home is a small 2…Continue

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Penelope replied to Austin's discussion Deciding Where to Move
"I think it's here that I read that a shorter commute means greater happiness, statistically. I'm about 15 miles from my parents and see them about once/month. I work long hours, and my husband and I plan outings well in advance. My parents…"
Jan 14, 2013
Will replied to Austin's discussion Deciding Where to Move
"Lots of tradeoffs, to be sure.  I can make a few observations: * I'd guess that the difference of being 15 min away from family and 30 min away, say, is not big.  You'll not see them w/o some planning, but planning is minimal. *…"
Jan 14, 2013
Paul_of_TX replied to Austin's discussion Deciding Where to Move
"You should not look 10 years out in terms of school. When my daughter was in kindergarten they were using creative spelling; spelling words like they sound instead of the actual spelling. The teacher was writing words on the board like this and she…"
Jan 14, 2013
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Deciding Where to Move

A little background my self and my family. I am just about 26 years old, and my wife is 24. We have a 16 month old daughter, and a second daughter due in a few months. Our current home is a small 2 bedroom house built in 1946. We bought it in 2008, and have lived there since. The house has a cottage kind of feel and was a good starter house for use while we started our lives on our own and started our family.Now that our family is growing, we are considering moving to a different area. My…See More
Jan 14, 2013
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Jan 14, 2013
Austin replied to Corbin's discussion Should I put $2 bills in my wallet?
"It's an interesting idea. Though the problem is, they are not any more useful than other bills. The real benefit to using them is as a conversation starter. I have seen this work for a couple people. Trading 2 ones for a $2 bill, or using it at…"
Jan 14, 2013
Austin replied to Neil's discussion Need advice.
"What you are talking about is pretty typical. It sounds like you are both in what I call an infatuation phase. Being in love at this point in a relationship is like a chemical addiction. There is no good way to balance without being in at least a…"
Jan 14, 2013
Austin replied to C. Armstrong's discussion Help with Blog for Young Husbands/Fathers
"I actually just started a similar blog. Mine is focused in general on the problems and benefits of starting a family young. My wife and I were 21 and 22 respectively when we got married, and our first daughter was born when I was 24. Once my blog is…"
Jan 4, 2013
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Jan 3, 2013

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At 1:15am on January 4, 2013, Larry said…

Welcome to AoM, Austin!  I enjoyed your blog posts!

 
 
 

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