I’m a Stay at Home Mom with Student Loan Debt

Earlier this week, I spent nearly three hours on the phone and online trying to consolidate my student loans. The Navient customer service lady was personal and helpful. The application process was smooth. The process went better than I expected. When I was finished I felt both relieved and completely depressed. It’s 2017, ten years … [Read more…]

I need the same advice I give my identical twins

When our identical twins were born, we refused to give them matching (or worse, rhyming) names. My husband and I rarely refer to them “the twins,” instead, calling them “the boys” or by their singular names, “Micah” and “Benjamin (Benji).” I sigh when friends (or teachers!) ask me, “Which one is which?” I’ve worked hard … [Read more…]