Dealing With Debt While Preparing for a Baby
Dealing With Debt While Preparing for a Baby by Rue Jyoti Having a baby is more than just about bringing a new life into the world. It means a lifetime commitment and dedication to guide and shape your child. That said, welcoming a baby shifts your priorities, including your finances. Based on the most recent report published by the USDA, raising a child up to age 17 in the U.S. could cost approximately $284,570 for food, shelter, and necessities. And this can be very challen
The Art of Observing The Natural Child
The Art of Observing The Natural Child By Philip Mott One of the challenges raising our young children is that time seems to go so quickly. After laundry, feedings, play, time with family, not to mention living life in general, it can feel like children grow up in the blink of an eye. There are some ways I’ve found to slow down father time, to “stop and smell the roses,” as it were. You won’t need scenic views or hours of prayer and meditation, just some time with your child
A YEAR OF COVID: HOW HAS YOUR FAMILY TRIUMPHED?
By Dr. Joanne Foster “The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph.” ~ Thomas Paine It is exactly one year since my home city (Toronto, Canada) went into its first lockdown due to the COVID pandemic. Now, as I write this, we are in the throes of yet another. The world has changed significantly in the past 12 months as people around the globe struggle with a virus that knows no boundaries, disrupts family life, invades bodies, and makes everyone feel vulnerable. A ye