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New York Mothers Freaking Out About Preschool

Dear TinyMom, My baby just turned one over the summer so I’m awash in applications for him to start preschool next year. The problem is, my boss just informed me that I’ve already used up all my vacation, personal and sick days and can’t take any more time off to attend school tours or parent … Continue reading

Parents Won’t Pay for Pill

Dear TinyMom, I’m still on my parents’ health insurance for two more years, but they’ve decided they won’t allow me to get birth control through it anymore. They were fine about it last year when my boyfriend was Jewish (as we are), but the new one isn’t…. I promised them I won’t marry him but … Continue reading

Honey Won’t Spend Money on Fun

Dear TinyMom, My husband and I agree on most financial issues. However, we have one major disagreement. He thinks we should be putting ALL of our expendable income away for college and retirement. His parents didn’t give him any money toward college, and all of our parents are now struggling in their retirement years, so … Continue reading

You Paid How Much for That?

Dear TinyMom, I just signed a non-refundable contract to send my daughter to a $34,000 kindergarten.  My husband is OK with this but he doesn’t worry about saving for retirement or buying a home as much as I do.  We’ll probably be the only parents at the school who rent!  I feel sick about this … Continue reading

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