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Who’s Paying for the Wedding? (I ❤ Weddings Series #1)

n some countries, the father of the bride pays for the wedding. That’s the theme of a movie with the same title, which somehow popularized the use of wedding coordinators in the 1990s. Incidentally, the original 1950s movie had Elizabeth Taylor as the daughter. Somehow, the financial burden is on the family of the bride. In some cultures the family of the bride still pays for the dowry.

Do you know that among Saint Nicolas’ acts of generosity and Christmas traditions such as putting socks by the fireplace and fantasy stories about Santa Claus passing through the chimney…

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Cutting the “Financial Umbilical Cord”

My oldest son Martin came up with this expression when he graduated and we stopped giving him allowance. He said, “Ouch! My financial umbilical cord has just been cut!”

Let’s be scientific for a while. The umbilical cord is the conduit or the connection between the developing embryo or fetus and the placenta. The cord enables the supply of oxygenated…

Santa article

Do you make your children believe in Santa Claus?

It’s the 7th day of December, the 18th birthday of my youngest son. I just realize now that there are no more minors in our family. It’s time to change all those ITF (In Trust For) accounts. We’re happy to have raised all our sons into wonderful adults. We hope that they will continue to live their lives with enthusiasm and purpose.

It’s been 18 years since I gave birth to our youngest. My doctor said I was going to give birth on Christmas eve but I talked to my baby…

Balancing act

A mom asks about the “Balancing Act”

Question: Hi Rose, I’m excited to get hold of your latest book The Retelling of The Richest Man in Babylon. I quit my job two years ago after I got my promotion. No regrets though as my husband and I are saving more now than when I was still working. My son is only two years old and when I see your picture with your three sons, I get inspired.

I want to earn more money while I’m at home. I work as a virtual…