This 23 percent pay cut, it looks likely to cut into the Clone Wars figurines and training underpants budget.
I told Dennis that Mama would be making less money at work.
He looked shocked. "But you need money to buy things!" he said.
Right. Smart kid. I haven't thought of a good response to that yet.
about the author
Erica Noonan is chief of the Globe West bureau. Before joining the Globe in 2000, she worked for the Associated Press in Boston. Raised in Wellesley, she has a master's degree in political communication from Emerson College and a BA in political science from Trinity University in San Antonio. She lives in Natick with two energetic children: Dennis, 6, and Lila, 4.
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