Family Finances Archive
Don't let money come between you and your spouse, says Karee Santos, because God gave it to you both for his glory.
What is the best way to raise kids to become responsible Catholic adults? Should they "get" an allowance or earn it? Should you pay kids for doing chores?
Christina M. Weber offers tips for helping your mom business and your family finances to flourish.
Patricia McGuire, president of Trinity Washington University, offers practical solutions for easing the burden of debt for college education.
One of the greatest gifts of being an entrepreneur is the opportunity to flex your financial muscles. It’s also one of the greatest challenges for me personally. In fact, many entrepreneurs make the decision to start their
There are currently efforts in our government to pass sales tax regulations for Internet purchases, and many consumers are worried. In tough economic times, can we afford an increase in taxes? First, let me begin by saying
I have a very nice smartphone, the make of which I can’t even tell you off-hand, except to say it’s a Droid and has the biggest screen possible so I can at least try to read books
Organic, raw, cow, almond, soy, rice, omega-3 fortified, breast or none? What kind of milk to you give your kids? For my mother, the answer was easy: I was not excused from the table until I drank
I need some advice, stat. Let’s think of today’s column as “Ask Lisa,” only in reverse. Perhaps “Advise Lisa” will stick and become a regular topic here at CatholicMom.com. J I have a love-hate relationship with my
When my first two kids were in kindergarten and second grade, they stopped playing together. They started fighting over anything and everything. My mommy heart missed that beautiful creative play that they had shared as toddlers, playing
When my mother had her first child my grandmother visited her in the hospital and gave her a wooden spanking paddle. “Some day you will need this,” she told my mother. I heard my mother tell this
Every which way I turn, every nook, every cranny in my home I find clothes. Socks here, underwear there, shirts up high, shorts to and fro. It’s the never ending maze of clothes. Dirty, but not in
I was recently asked how my large family made ends meet, and did we get by on things like mac & cheese, accepting hand-me downs, and have to spend the majority of our free time doing affordable
I used to gloat that my four-year-old would eat salad, but now I have a three-year-old that refuses anything green and is seriously challenging my best pediatric dietary practices. My four kids, now one, three, six and
Editor’s note: Wow, I want to personally thank Dr. Kathleen for sharing this well-reasoned article on “What NOT to Buy for Your Baby” — this will save me a lot of grief and money when planning for