Monthly Archive: June 2014

Jun 30 2014

Budgeting for Freedom: Hidden Expenses

So, last night, Nick and I stayed up (a bit too late) going over the numbers for our budget. He makes a pretty decent, family supporting, income on his own. But because we have used credit cards & loans in the past, accompanied by some unexpected expenses in the last month, we’re dealing with the …

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Jun 30 2014

Being a Mom is Hectic: Thankfully, There’s an App For That

Being a mom is hectic, literally every day you wake up and tend to the needs of other people all day long, before yourself, you play dress up and you fix boo-boos. You’re a chef, nurse, teacher, friend, chauffeur, and more, literally every second of every day. And you do it with love and grace …

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Jun 25 2014

How I Spent Less Than $200 on Kid’s Clothes (TOTAL)

Don’t misunderstand the meaning of the title for this post. To be absolutely clear, I have spent less that $200 on children’s clothes (excluding shoes) for the lifetime of my children. No, I didn’t buy all their clothes before their birth. I just simply didn’t buy more than $200 of clothes for them. In fact, …

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Jun 24 2014

My Children Will Never Be Afraid of Their Sexuality

Although I didn’t want to write something too hard-hitting after this weekend’s post from Nick, I still really wanted to write this post. So here you have it. To My Beautiful Children, You’re old enough now to understand, therefore read this, and I just want to say something really important. We’re now likely in the …

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