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Leggo my LEGOs – a review of AliExpress LEGO knockoffs

Sonya has started getting really into LEGOs, especially sets, which is awesome because LEGOs are awesome and they are not screens and they require focus and diligence and you end up with a whole bucket of creativity after you tear the set apart. It’s also not awesome because we’re trying to be frugal here. I… Continue reading Leggo my LEGOs – a review of AliExpress LEGO knockoffs

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“Kids are only as expensive as you want them to be.”

When I first had Sonya, I was shocked at how inexpensive parenting was if you could get around paying for child care (side note: “getting around paying for child care” is also expensive, if you factor in missed work opportunities because you are required to stick to a certain schedule, or if you consider the… Continue reading “Kids are only as expensive as you want them to be.”