Asrai Devin

Kiss me, and you will see how important I am.” ― Sylvia Plath

July 16, 2012
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The State of Children today

The first article I read was on HuffPost titled “The Benefits of Spoiling Children in America” which was full of comments about children being too spoiled, not having enough responsibilities and so on. It linked to an article in the … Continue reading

May 7, 2012
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Rich people suck

Rich people are easy to hate. We love to watch them on TV a la “Real Housewives”, the Bachelor, every reality show with a celebrity and every entertainment “news” show, like TMZ or E! Now. We can watch these rich … Continue reading

April 30, 2012
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Spending plan

I love personal finance. I get a thrill from writing down expenses vs. income and making it all work. I write it all out every few months. I hate budgeting. Do you hate budgeting? A budget is a limit on … Continue reading

April 19, 2012
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This may be a random thought

Most days I get one person finding my blog by searching “Asrai Devin” which is exciting for me. I know it’s not like I’m internet-famous, for little ol me it’s a big deal. But then I had the thought Maybe … Continue reading

March 26, 2012
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Money, money, money

If you’ve ever seen Gail Vaz-Oxlade’s show, “Til Debt do Us Part” you’ll hear the opening soundtrack. If you haven’t, try to find it. I’m reading Moolala by Bruce Sellery, which I thought was going to be your usual how-to … Continue reading

February 6, 2012
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making peace with drudgery

This phrase came to my mind the other day while i pondered my life as a unpaid parenting professional. I advocate we stop calling us stay-at-home-parents or even say-at-home-MOM, like moms who don’t have paid jobs are worth less to … Continue reading

January 27, 2012
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Parenting VS Fighting Evil

I was going to make this parenting VS fighting darkspawn (ala Dragon Ages) but I thought I would branch out. My daughter and I were leaving the grocery store and my 2 year old protested when I picked him up … Continue reading

November 21, 2011
by asrai
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Who are you really?

I love Barbara Sher. When I was 15 or so my mom joined one  those book clubs and since she couldn’t afford all the books on her own I got to get in as well. One of the books I … Continue reading

November 10, 2011
by asrai
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How hard is to raise a baby?

I am addicted to Yahoo Answers Parenting and Pregnancy section. You can find me there telling people how much they don’t know about parenting. Someone asked “How hard is to raise a baby?” I started replying and realized there was … Continue reading

November 7, 2011
by asrai
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Perfect Mom Monday: Illness in the house

Friday night we went out for supper. Halfway into it, daughter said her tummy hurts. Not uncommon. Saturday: she is sick  all day. I know my son is next because he keeps grabbing her cup and drinking the remains of … Continue reading

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