In Defense of Real Things

Corenna Roozeboom Life with Money

Moving to a new home when we were 38 weeks pregnant wasn’t ideal, I’ll give you that. But then our moving truck’s engine spontaneously caught on fire and exploded. Nearly everything we owned — packed Tetris-style onto that truck — was gone. We hadn’t planned for that. It was a full 24 hours before my husband pulled out a chair and asked me to …

Mozzarella … with a Pinch of Inflation: Gender Roles & Inflation Expectations

Corenna Roozeboom Life with Money

“Fewer fruits and vegetables, more carbs and cheese.” That was the recommendation our pediatrician gave us a few weeks ago for our one-year-old daughter. It was enviable. Sign me up for that diet. The next day I dutifully added “block of fresh mozzarella” to our grocery list. When my husband returned from the grocery store, he dropped the heavy cheese …