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Catherine Alford

It’s Okay to Spoil Your Kids; There’s Just One Catch

It’s Okay to Spoil Your Kids; There’s Just One Catch

In discussions of raising children to being good citizens, there seems to be two sides of the coin: parents who are minimalists, don’t buy their children lots of toys, and don’t want them to be entitled. Then, there are parents who don’t...
So You Want To Be A Broke Doctor?

So You Want To Be A Broke Doctor?

At around 6:00 p.m. every day, I look forward to getting that phone call, the one from my husband saying he’s on his way home from the hospital. Taking care of 7-month-old twins isn’t for the faint of heart but then again neither is being in the 4th year of...
Should You Wait To Tell Your Children They’re Rich?

Should You Wait To Tell Your Children They’re Rich?

I remember it like it was yesterday. I was in the 6th grade, and my teacher found a dollar bill on the ground. She asked the class if it belonged to any of us, and I jokingly raised my hand and said it was mine. It seemed innocent enough to me, but in two...