Bringing Baby to Work?
Posted by G.I. Jane
Last week there was an emergency at day care and I had to pick up my daughter unexpectedly. With it being only 11:00 a.m. I still had a ton of work to do, and honestly, felt guilty about heading out so early in the day. Knowing I’d be taking a half day of vacation anyways, I brought her back to the office to finish a few things up before heading home.
My colleagues, whom I adore for this reason and many, had set up my office to be a mini playroom. It helps that I work for an educational child care company – our corporate office has lots of toys and games sent by our vendors. Dolls, bean bags, balls and markers were strategically positioned all over my office—my daughter couldn’t take [...]
Posted by Ward
Wanting to teach my children the value of money, I thought it would be good to start giving them an allowance. They get their money each week if they clean up their toys in the basement, on the main floor and in their rooms. This way every time we go to Target or Walmart, they are not asking me to buy them something; they should have the money to buy it themselves.
This has been going on for several months now and I think they have gotten down the concept that they need to save for bigger things, which is why my house is now full of a ton of little things. They just can’t save. I will give them their allowance once the house is straightened, and no matter where we go [...]