Organizing on a Budget – The Eternal Struggle in Smaller Spaces

If you’re like me, you’re always trying to fit too much stuff into too little space.  My apartment boasts multiple boatloads of books, an ever-expanding record collection, too many puzzles to count, 30+ years worth of clothes, and only one closet.  It isn’t ideal but with the right organization, it is very manageable and tidy…. Read more »

Budgets and Compensation Packages for Nannies

When you first start the search for the perfect nanny for your family, most of you have sat down to do a budget up, right? You would be surprised at how many don’t!
The first thing you should do when making the decision about childcare for your family is sit down and decide what you can afford. Many people do not realize that there are many different things to consider. If you hire part time it is typically an hourly rate but if you hire full time, you have the choice of salary or hourly. It doesn’t end there….