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Breadwinning, International Women – Aparna Aggarwal

Today I have a different kind of guest post for you – an awesome breadwinning woman from India, my friend Aparna Aggarwal of Elementum Money. She’s a former marketer turned financial planner, and now the sole breadwinner in a country where that’s not exactly common. One of the things I love about the internet, and …

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A Frank Accounting Of The Ups and Downs of (Almost) Avoiding Childcare

My husband and I haven’t paid for childcare in the 14+ years we’ve been parents. With one short exception, which I’ll talk about here. On Friday I shared the story of the real reason my husband became a full time stay at home dad at 40. Since you all enjoyed hearing our story, I thought you might want to know a bit more about how we came to avoid childcare – and some of the frank pluses and minuses I’ve noticed about our approach.