In preparing for our baby, Herb and I have been thinking a lot about the financial aspect of it all. Not just paying for the adoption, but life after baby in general. I know that we cannot live on just one salary, but we can live on a lot less than what we're doing now if we had to. You know...one less vehicle to buy gas for/maintain as often, no cable (interent or tv), no cell phones, no eating out, no new clothes, really really really cheap and frugal grocery shopping.
The struggle right now is, how to you manage to pay the bills but still have time for your family? At this point, either Herb is going to need some extra part time work, or I will work in the evenings when he gets home. And if we do that, when do we ever see each other?? Either Herb will be working all the time and I'll practically be a single mom or I can go to work in the evenings and never see my husband. I feel like I can see our kids at home during the day, or I get to see my husband in the evening.