Category Archives: Money Wise

Using Leftovers Wisely

The price of groceries seems to rise every week, while many families still struggle to make ends meet. It’s possible to eat wholesome meals and save money on the food you buy each week. One of the keys to healthy eating on a budget is using leftovers wisely. ...

The Dilemma of The Working Woman

One of the toughest things to do is to be a single mom.  Because not only do you have the role of being a mom at home, but you have to often rush out the door to a job that you have to pay the bills.  Juggling the roles of being a mom and a working mom is not easy, but here are tips that will help you ...

Toys That Will Last Generations

When I purchase gifts for my children, I want to know that they will last more than just a month or so. I don’t want to spend our family’s hard-earned money on something that will just be a passing fancy. After three kids, and years of running a daycare I have found a few toys to be ones that have tru ...

Two Working Parents – The Juggling Act

It may be a bit tougher, but it is possible to raise a kid when both parents are working.  Though you may want to be at home to help your child out, the truth of the matter is that many families have to have both parents working in order to pay all the bills and have any money left over.  So how do yo ...
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Back To School on a Budget – 6 Tips To Save on School Supplies

Every year, during the months of August and September, parents are opening up their wallets to get their kids geared up for the new school year. According to Consumer Reports, families spend an average of $600 on supplies, clothing and electronics for school. But if you’re a savvy shopper, back to sch ...