This is Eli

A blog about Eli. A blog about survival – and by that, I mean life!

Panic strikes as I remember my make-up is in my gym bag at work. There is knock on the door. It is a TV reporter and cameraman. My son is eating cereal in his diaper. The TV reporter and cameraman enter. Eli sees them, throws himself on ground and refuses to wear pants. So began our little dispatch …

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On and off I’ve been hunting for resources that will help us to better prepare financially for Eli’s future. I e-mailedf finance journalists (who ignored me) and searched online without any luck. Looking back, though, it may have been more than a keyword problem. I wasn’t using the search term “special needs” because I didn’t …

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It’s August 5, 2011. I’m sitting in a cafe off of the highway south of San Francisco sipping coffee. The front page I hold — a free copy of the San Mateo County Examiner — carries news of yet another market crash. My husband sits across from me and snaps a picture of me holding …

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Oh hey yah, it’s been a while since I wrote about cash. Let’s see…During the month of September we were like a germ bag circus. The month of October, we had an opportunity to move away from slummy the slumlord, owner of giant dread tree in backyard he refuses to cut down. And why clean …

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I’m dippin’ into the reader mailbag for today’s post. I have one of those? Why yes. Yes I do. In this day-late (but not a dollar short) post on savings and money, I wanted to share a few tips readers sent me after last week’s post on 5 things that have helped us save about …

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