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
"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…"
"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.
"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…"
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
"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…"
"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…"
"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…"
"While it does depend on the skin type, I did read something which made a lot of sense:
Beard oils are for the skin. They are too thin to do much for the beard (the individual shafts of hair funnel the oil down to the skin, which absorbs it). These…"
"I have same-sex friends who are deeply in love and in a monogamous life-long (recently officially married) relationship who live in the suburbs with an SUV and a puppy. They have nothing in common really with the swingers and sex-obsessed we…"
"That's a tougher question than it seems.
First ... I can mention some great days, but, I'll never think my best day has passed. I pitched a six inning, one-hit shutout in little league, and went 3-3 at the plate with two triples, a…"
"It's not a saying, it's a Bible verse. Out of context.
It is an example to explain the prior verse, which says "when perfection comes, the imperfect disappears" ... just as childishness inherently disappears when you…"
"Nobody uses the term 'straight lifestyle' because straight is considered the default. "Gay lifestyle" is, like Milo said, is intended to differentiate from the norm. It refers to the ways gay people tend to live…"