Where will we eventually settle? I probably mull this question over in my mind at least once a day even though we won't be moving until summer '08. The main reason this subject frequents my thoughts so often is that our options are so wide and varied--really we could go anywhere--and that makes the task challenging. I took a quiz on findyourspot.com that gives you the top cities that suit you best (according to your answers). It was really interesting to me and we have talked about several of the places that appeared on the list (Craig's and my list were very similar). Our top spot on the list was Seattle, WA. Take the quiz if you will soon be faced with the daunting decision of where to live--or even if you're not!
Another thing on my mind is potty training--yes, one of those life changing transitions that you at once dread and await anxiously. Seth is 3 years and 4 months old. Is he terribly old to still be in diapers? What is normal? What have you done to potty train your boys? What has worked? As far as parenting goes, Craig and I agree on most everything, but this?--no. Let me know your thoughts and experiences, please!
Another issue that clouds my brain is about as unpleasant as the previous: budgeting. Neither of us have ever been able to nail down a working budget. I guess the key is committing and just doing it, but...I would like some input from those of you who have it down--or at least something you've found that helps manage cash flow or outflow, in my case.
One more thing. It is our home, and so we love it, but Phoenix has left me wanting, especially this year for some reason. The severe lack of any signs of autumn makes my heart ache and long for those lusciously colored leaves spread over a mountain side. Sorry, Jenny, I just can't help it.
That's all. Back the things that take my mind off of these things (nap time is over).