I was discussing braces with the older boys this morning, and The Mercenary asked how much braces usually cost. I told him, “Around five thousand dollars.”

“Five THOUSAND?????” he exclaimed. “All you need is a paper clip and some glue!”

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By the way, we’re talking about whether or not you should travel while sick over at GNMParents (now ForeverParenting). I’d love your opinion! Do stop by and share, won’t you please?

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