Watching high-budget and low-budget holiday classics with my toddler.
I allot around $50–75 to each category, for a total of $200–300 per kid.
The story ends happily—but there are a lot of unexpected costs and complications in between.
There are a lot of unexpected costs.
My son, Sid, is hurtling through toddlerdom at warp speed.
I decided to keep track of the actual costs of my pregnancy, as I am a bit of a spreadsheet nerd.
Who else read Dear Prudence today? I want to hear your thoughts on this family’s question.
And is that even mathematically likely?
Then we had an actual baby.