Posts Tagged: laundry

Teens & Money: Designer Jeans, Coupons and Budgets

by Dr. Marian C. Fritzemeier, Ed.D. “Why do we always have to use a coupon to buy clothes?” laments my eleven-year-old daughter. “I want them today.” “You know we have a clothing budget. We can get more for our money if we wait until the item is on sale and we have a coupon,” I try…

Laundry or Writing?

by Dr. Marian C. Fritzemeier, Ed.D. © 2013 “What keeps you from writing?” questions keynote speaker, during a writers conference in late March. “The Laundry,” one mother replies. The laundry? How old are your kids? I wonder. The speaker wonders the same. “How old are your kids?” he probes. “Four teenagers and one husband,” she boasts….