Being a stay-at-home or work-at-home mom can be tough, but being a mom without friends is even harder! Know that you're not alone in feeling lonely as a new mom. It's normal to want to make friends Mom friend meme

Mind the Mom Gap: Overcoming Loneliness as a Mother

A few years ago, when our son was only 6 months old, my husband and I made the choice to have a second child. Why get used to sleep again, right? And while I’d never ever change the choices made, I also never realized I’d be trapped…in the mom gap. It all started last night […]

Kid Friendly Recipes That Your Budget Will Love

How many times have you tried to get your kids (or entire family!) to eat healthy……only to have them refuse to eat the meal you worked so hard to prepare? Getting your kids to eat healthy while staying within your budget is not easy. Getting your kids to LIKE the healthy and budget friendly food […]

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The Non-Financial Benefits of Financial Freedom

Financial freedom sounds like a dream, doesn’t it? The thought of never again having to set up autopayments or worry about what bill is due when…Ahhh-mazing. That said, have you ever thought about the benefits of financial freedom BEYOND just freedom with your finances? Well today we’ve got Jacob from Dollar Diligence to introduce us […]

From Busy Mom to Freelance Writer in 9 Easy Steps

Being a stay-at-home-mom is a rewarding job, but the pay is garbage! So what do you do when you want to remain at home with your children, but… the money is tight… the budget is s-t-r-e-t-c-h-e-d to the limit… couponing is getting you nowhere fast… and you just don’t have enough to go around…? You […]

Dr. Seuss party ideas, birthday party on a budget

Throw a Frugal Dr. Seuss Party

Dr. Seuss may seem like a cliche party idea, but when Target has a bunch of Dr. Seuss goodies in their dollar bin, what’s a thrifty guardian to do?! So in July of last year, my daughter’s 2nd birthday theme was settled….7 months in advance. Yay for being prepared! My daughter turned two this past […]

Unique and frugal gift ideas for dad, gifts for him, valentines day ideas

Frugal Valentine’s Day Ideas for Dad

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, you haven’t got a lot of time to earn money on the side or take out a second mortgage in order to buy your sweetie a bauble or twenty-two pounds of chocolate. Last year I wrote about Valentine’s Day ideas for parents, but this year I’d love to […]

Make money as a stay at home mom with these top ten tips!

10 Ways to Make Money as a Stay-at-Home Parent

Making money as a stay-at-home parent can be tricky; just finding ideas that are worth your time can be tricky but uh speaking of – who has the time to make money from home when you’ve got kids in need of your attention?? Well I recently wrote a post on my other website about how […]