Anyone who knows me knows that I don’t jump. I don’t like anything to do with jumping. My excuse has always been that I have big breasts and this makes me want to stay low to the ground. Well – about a year ago, I lost a pregnancy. It was the last time I would be trying to have a child and it was quite a harrowing experience to say the least. My best friend … [Read more...] about Your Financial Therapist Goes to Boot Camp
There is a psychology to everything – even why we let more dollar bills wiggle out of our wallets than might be wise. But the good news is that once you understand why you do what you do, you can try on a new, more budget-friendly habit. Here are the top three reasons moms tend to overspend. We can be people pleasers. I know you have been there: you are in the … [Read more...] about Top Three Reasons Moms Overspend & How to Cut It OUT
A few years ago, a group of moms were hanging around the playground and the topic of making extra money came up. Some moms wanted to send their children to a specialized camp; others were saving for a family trip, while others were just looking to make ends meet. After a half hour of groaning, complaining and sulking one of the crafty moms piped up. “We’re all … [Read more...] about Nine Money-Making Ideas Every Mom Should Know About
Don’t Be a Supermarket Zombie It’s 5:45 p.m. on a Friday. You are exhausted from the week and have just one more stop before home and the controlled chaos of movie night with your family. You simply need milk, paper towels, “fancy cheese” for your husband – couldn’t he be more specific just once – and the specialty fish sticks for your … [Read more...] about Four Ways to Avoid the Money Traps at the Supermarket
Okay, so I admit it, I was never a big coupon lady. I blame it on the notion that I might have ADHD and looking for coupons just seemed like it would take that difficult word I struggle to have. What’s it called again? Oh yeah, patience. But it’s a whole new world out there. Couponing no longer requires such extreme patience and planning. Just click and print, baby. (And I’m … [Read more...] about Show Me The Coupons!