When Do You Have to Pay Taxes on Your Babysitter?

This past year my quality of life significantly improved. Full-time housekeeper? Lottery? Kids doing their own laundry? None of the above. Drum roll please…my first born is old enough AND responsible enough to babysit her sisters. You read that right, I can just walk out of my house anytime, completely kid free. I can go […]

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When Are Kids Too Old to Trick or Treat?

Today’s post is a wee bit of law (in the form of a silly ordinance) and a whole lot of parenting. A Virginia town made news last week for having an ordinance making it illegal for kids 13 and older to trick or treat (defined as knocking on a door with the expectation of a […]

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Is Scalping Illegal?

It’s Texas/OU Weekend in Dallas. The University of Texas Longhorns and the University of Oklahoma Sooners have been playing each other in football since 1900. Since 1914, the game has been played in Dallas, with the majority of the games at the Cotton Bowl in the State Fair of Texas. Whether you call it the Red […]

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