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5 Myths about student loans that is costing you thousands

This post contains affiliate links. All opinions are my own. As CEO of your family, managing your DrSpouse’s student loans is just part of handling all the finances. Couple that with taking care of energetic kids, making dinner so your DrSpouse can have a full stomach before his 16-hour night shift in the hospital, keeping […]

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7 Financial tasks you absolutely must do before having kids

Do you ever feel that longing in your heart? You love your DrSpouse so much that you’re ready to add another human being to that love. Yup, that’s called baby fever. But you’re feeling unsure when is the best time to have one. Having a family takes so much careful discernment. You have to review […]

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How we simplified Christmas in our family

For past Christmases, I went through a list and went to the store or online to try to successfully guess what people wanted as gifts. You know where this is going, I bet. If I guessed right, I was good until the challenge repeated next year. If I was wrong, they returned it for the […]

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Taxes: What to do before 12/31/17?

DocWife’s note: This is my first guest (not sponsored) post. This means all opinions in this article belong to the authors and that no payment has been exchanged. Have you been keeping up with the news? The Senate just approved the most drastic changes to US tax code in 30 years. Listen as Rachel Rasmussen, […]

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If you’re not in these 5 deals groups, you are missing out

How does it feel to pay retail price? Pretty crappy, I’d say. That’s why you go out of your way to subscribe your email to your favorite stores or brands, Groupon, and other sites to try to get coupons and snag the best sales. But what if I told you there is an even better way […]

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25 non-toy gifts for kids

I’m not going to lie to you. We have too many toys. It happened even after carefully curating their playroom, allowing some items to enter our house, some to go straight to the donation box. Yet, they creep up on me. What’s my excuse? Chick-Fil-A. Grandparents. Amazing consignment store sales. All these toys keep my […]

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How to make 2018 rock

When I think of the medical journey we’ve been on, sometimes I can’t help but feel like we’re behind in life. If your family is in medicine, too, I know you get me. My husband has been a doctor-in-training for a while. He had 4 years of medical school, 3 years of internal medicine residency, […]

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25 clutter-free gifts for your husband

Tell me I’m not the first to hear this. “I don’t want anything for Christmas.” -my husband My husband has everything he wants. That’s probably a good thing because I’m trying not to accumulate any more possessions. We’re still in training and we haven’t put down roots yet. If I clutter the house, I only […]

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Top 5 best handmade gifts this year made by doctors’ wives

Many doctors’ wives find it hard to hold a traditional, location-dependent, 9-5 job because of constantly moving for medicine. Maybe you faced this challenge, too. I had the chance to meet many independent doctors’ wives who have found a way to create their own job using their talent and skills. They opened up a business. […]

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Beware: nanny poaching is real (and how to prevent it from happening to you)

Tired of looking for good, reliable childcare that fits your medical lifestyle? You’re not alone. Many dual-income medical families find it near impossible. After all, you or your DrSpouse work inconsistent, odd hours. Daycares don’t work out because they are only open during the day. Many regular babysitters aren’t available during the weekends or holidays. […]

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