Settling on the house only opens up a new front: how do we pay for it? How much down? How little down? I'm going to need some anti-anxiety meds getting through this step.
In her heart, Jenny still wants to live up in Rockville and get Hers Truly into an amazing public school program. I wish that the math worked. it doesn't. I simply don't make what it takes. If we did do what it takes, I think we would give ourselves a horrible quality of life and live in fear of losing a job. We could do this, but that would require perfect luck and perfect attention.