Monthly Archive for June, 2008

Allowances

When the girls were younger, say 4 or 5, we gave them an allowance of 75¢ a week. 25¢ for spending, 25¢ to save and 25¢ for church offering. Now that they are nearly 10, we’ve increased it to $3 per week, with the same principle — $1 for spending, $1 to save and $1 for […]

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The Woman Inside

Last Thursday afternoon found me in the emergency room with Rachel, who had been having severe abdominal pain all morning, and was suspected to be suffering from appendicitis (it all turned out fine). She had a series of tests including blood work, a CT scan, an x-ray and an ultrasound. The latter proved to be […]

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