This Christmas I found myself using much of our designated Christmas budget for charity and donating to others in a worse situation then myself. I'm glad, I tried to explain to Conner exactly what we were doing, of course that's kind of lost on a 3 year old who only wants a bow and arrow for Christmas. But that's not my point. My point is that one of the families that I donated some money too, it was an "internet buddy" and it wasn't all that much and there was a group of us going together, went to a spa. Not just went to a spa, but spent the WHOLE DAY at a spa. The first thing I thought when reading that she spent all day in a spa, was what she'd posted a month ago about how it was so hard that she was going to have to choose between paying the electric bill and getting her girls Christmas presents.
I don't regret helping her kids have a great Christmas, but I'll admit I'm a little pissed about the whole spa thing. I guess my question is should I be? Should I expect her to not spend a little money on herself in what is probably a bit of a stressful life? Should I just not even think about it and be glad that I was able to help the kids? Outside thoughts?