Saving Money & Budgeting

9 Dollar Store Hacks that Will Make You an Organizing Genius

As a parent, I am always looking for ways to keep organized and make life just a little easier.  One of the problems I’ve found is that all of the really cool organization stuff out there is expensive. And when you’re looking to organize drawers, closets, kids toys, etc. the cost really starts to add up. Fortunately, genius minds of …

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Pros and Cons of Cloth Diapers (As Gross as it Sounds?)

Several years ago, long before I ever thought about becoming a parent, I heard about a family member who had begun using cloth diapers for her baby.  And to be honest, my initial gut reaction was: that’s disgusting. It’s true that today’s society is often criticized for embracing a “throw away” culture, and I agree it’s a valid complaint.  We’re …

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62+ Smart Ways for Parents to Save Money Online

If you’re anything like us, you probably make some attempts to be mindful of your expenses, but always feel like you could (and should) be saving more money. Kids are expensive – especially when you consider things like paying for their college tuition one day. For us, saving money is challenging because we’re fortunate enough to be in a position …

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11 Things Parents Should Know about the Cost of Raising a Child

(This is a guest post by Jenn Matthews) Raising a child is not cheap and it is rarely ever easy. Those who wish to be parents someday and those who are new to the parenting world will find out that the cost of raising a child is astronomical and, if you plan to have more than one child, you really need to …

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