In today’s article, I interview my 14 and 10 year old sons on their thoughts about not having a cell phone. Although I don’t have an objection to cell phones per se, neither son really wants or needs one at this point in their lives. Most of their friends have cell phones, though, so I wanted to ask them how they feel about being the odd person out.
The PLUTUS awards are a prestigious industry award to the best blogs from around the internet. Today I’m very pleased (and surprised!) to announce that Chief Mom Officer is a finalist for best Family Finance blog.
Today I’m going to talk about pets – both about how I always rescue my pets, and specifically about just how much my “free” dog cost. I can’t remember if I’ve mentioned him before here on the blog, but I do indeed have a dog in addition to the three kids and a cat. Yes, […]
A few weeks ago we got back from our spring road trip. Three kids, ages 13, 9, and 1 at the time (now two!), many miles, and plenty of fun were all part of the week driving through New England. We started here in CT, and went to RI, MA, NH, VT, and NY (not […]
This past weekend I was driving my three boys to a family birthday party. We were listening to Pandora in the car-specifically the Final Fantasy music channel (why yes, we’re a family of video game geeks. Don’t judge). Since I’m too cheap to spring for the ad-free version of Pandora, we were also treated to some […]
New years eve. It’s the time when you go out to a bar or a party, and drink too much right? Well, not in our house. We stick to staying home and having a fun and frugal time together with our three boys (now 13, 9 and 1 1/2). The oldest boys look forward to […]