Cherish the scientist discusses homeschooling and gifted children.
Yes I am cheap has an amazing story about how she engineered her layoff.
I am officially tired of the anti-Sandberg rhetoric. I’m especially tired of people saying that she’s destroying her children. That said, the CNN reporters have been having a good streak this week. (Again, don’t read the comments.) 1 2 3 4 And here’s Laura Vanderkam’s review.
Miser mom posted this week. Yay!
This CNN story on a new charity like donors choose for foster kids made me cry. Last I checked, they’d run out of people to donate to because of the huge influx of donors, but hopefully everything is back up again by now. It is a wonderful idea.
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Afford Anything discusses breaking habits.
Single Mom Rich Mom pointed us to this gawker article about how it is easy to preach minimalism when you have a huge security net underneath you.
Challenges of parenting a gifted kid. Perspective from away from the oven. Another by childhood inspired. Let’s just say, this week we’re a little ticked off at backlash against parents of gifted kids. Here’s a response to the idea that gifted kids don’t need anything special until third grade from about.com.
We were in this week’s carnival of personal finance.