Making Plans and Achieving Goals

Month: May 2016

Catching a cold while pregnant (can you take anything for it?)

Catching a cold while pregnant (can you take anything for it?)

(Here’s me being dramatic at the doctor’s office.) So back around Easter weekend, I ran around visiting family and when I got back to work the following Monday, I started getting this itchy feeling in my throat. You know the kind where you try to […]

First Time Dad – Thoughts, Feelings and Worries

First Time Dad – Thoughts, Feelings and Worries

One night, after Theresa and I had just gotten back from a date, I was sitting down on the couch with a drink I had just made and I heard, “I don’t know what this means.”  Of course it is Theresa standing there behind me […]

Worrying about miscarriage

Worrying about miscarriage

(1st ultrasound picture of our baby!) Oh man, I was worried. I’m still worried, but maybe not quite as much now that I’ve made it out of the first trimester. I couldn’t help myself but my mind was always thinking about it. From the moment […]

401K vs Roth IRA – The Ultimate Showdown

401K vs Roth IRA – The Ultimate Showdown

When it comes to saving for retirement, the two biggest investment options for your money are a 401K or a Roth IRA.  As with all things, they both have advantages and disadvantages. First, some definitions: A 401K is a retirement account which is funded with pre tax […]

Pregnancy Cravings & a Mystery Smell (What IS that??)

Pregnancy Cravings & a Mystery Smell (What IS that??)

Everyone wants to know, “have you had any weird cravings??”, like this is the most interesting and bizarre aspect of pregnancy. They want to hear that I am one of those women who suddenly craves dust or paper or at least pickles in my ice […]