Category: Money

5 Things I Wish I Knew Before Becoming a Work at Home Mom

When my husband and I first decided that I would stay home after we had our son, the plan was for my new job to be childcare, homemaking, and nothing more.

My husband would take on the full financial burden as long as I could be the primary caregiver and maintain a pleasant home environment.

Then I started blogging for fun and I loved it!

So much so that I was frustrated when I didn’t have time to blog each day. I woke up in the morning wanting to write.

9 Painless Things Moms Can Stop Buying to Get Out of Debt

When you have the stress of debt, it can seem like you’ll never have it paid off.

With a combination of student loans, car payments, credit cards, and medical bills, it can feel like you have debt up to your eyeballs.

Many people daydream about living without the stress of debt. Your shoulders relax and you can breathe more deeply just imagining what life would be like without all those payments.

How to Teach Your Kid About Money

I know you’re not into raising a Warren Buffet kid at home.

But neither do you want your child to mature into an adult who’d ALWAYS worry about managing bills, taxes or even the house budget, let alone saving up for some property.

Or do you?

And that calls for teaching money matters to your pre-schooler or kindergartener.

How to Be a Rockstar Work-at-Home Mom

Being a work-at-home mom is awesome – it really is.

But it doesn’t come easy. For as many perks as there are for working from home, there are equally as many drawbacks.

Yes, it may be fantastic between conference calls to be able to fold the laundry and make the beds, but it takes an awful amount of discipline, organization and motivation not to let something or another to fall to the wayside – whether it’s housework, business projects or self-care.