5 Tips to Reduce Stress as a Work at Home Mum/Mom from Get Mentally Fit

How can you Juggle Working From Home with Your Husband and Reduce Stress? My name is Emily Johnson (Psychologist), I am the proud Co-found of Gold Coast based training and coaching company, Get Mentally Fit. Our mission is to proactively guide clients through the beneficial process of developing preventative, practical skills and habits that enable […]

5 Tips for WAHM’s from Karin Lee of Florapeutic

How to Manage a Social Enterprise as a Work From Home Mum of a 3-Year- Old Based in North Parramatta, NSW, Florapeutic is a social enterprise on a mission to tackle the flower waste issue and improve the mental wellbeing of our communities in Australia. In the midst of 2020, I started Florapeutic which specialises […]

3 Tips to Straighten Out Your Spending

How to Save Money and Spend Wisely Maintaining your money daily, even monthly is tough. If you don’t get control of it though, it can leave you stressed, ruin relationships and leave you broke. Check out these three tips to help straighten out your spending. 1.  Write a Spending Plan  I know, I know, it’s boring. […]

March Freelance Writing Update – My First $500

Check out how I earned my first $500 writing on the web and how I got published on LifeHack, Scary Mommy, and The Penny Hoarder

One year ago, I launched this personal finance blog, hoping to spread inspiration about frugal living from my own family’s journey. Then, I fell in love with writing for the web and started getting published on other websites. Now I’m regularly contributing to websites and earning back the money I’ve invested in this blog and […]

5 Ways Toddlers Use Money Just Like Adults

A humorous look at how some things never change, even with age.

Here is a light-hearted look at what happens when an overly excited mother, who moonlights as a personal finance blogger, lets her toddlers play with coins. After a few weeks of borderline chaos, I learned a few things. Namely that my kids use money just like the rest of us…with a twist.   And without […]

How to Be Broke, Married and (Still) in Love

Three Ways God is Fighting for Your Marriage

Remember when you became friends with your spouse?  When you did whatever you could to make each other laugh?  I’m going to take a wild guess that you were broke at that time.  We certainly were. Photo Credit:  earl53 (MorgueFile) Four years later, we’re still quite broke, but we’re still married and still in love.  We […]

How to Teach Your Child to Raise His Own Money for Camp

Teaching Your Children About Money Series - Miranda's Story

Today we are joined by a terrific writer, fellow parent and blogging friend, Miranda from Coffee and Confidence.  She has an incredible story about teaching her 7-year-old son how to save up $190 for his own trip to Lego Robotics camp.  (I don’t know about you, but I would LOVE to go to Lego Robotics […]

How To Teach Your Children the Power of a Positive Attitude During Chores

Teaching Your Children About Money Series - Ann's Story

I’m excited to bring you my very first Teachable Moment in my new series:  Teaching Your Children About Money.  Today we are joined by my friend Ann, a hard-working wife and mother of three from Indiana.  Every time I’m around Ann, I come away encouraged and valued. Let’s check out what teachable moment she has to […]

Teaching Your Children About Money

Do You Have a Teachable Moment to Share on My Blog?

ANNOUNCEMENT: I’m so excited to be launching my first feature series on my blog starting this month! “Teaching Your Children About Money” I love sharing my financial experiences and tips with you.  But what I love even more is when my readers get a chance to share that with each other. I don’t have to tell […]