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The Lies All Moms Tell Themselves on The First Day Back to School

Honesty is the best policy—unless you’re trying to comfort yourself amidst the madness of back-to-school. Moms are the worst offenders because we’ll assure ourselves of pretty much anything in order to check something off of our To Do Lists. We are the planet’s biggest optimists until the first day of school is actually happening, because […]

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5 Easy Ways To Save Money on Diapers

When it comes to welcoming a new baby into your home, many parents focus on purchasing the right crib, bouncer, organic sheets and baby bottles. But what they don’t take into consideration is the number of diapers they will need. Or how much they cost. In the first month of life, newborns average up to 8 […]

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How I Became Debt Free Using the Debt Avalanche Technique

When my husband and I got married in 2012 we had collected a large amount of debt between the two of us. We both had a combination of credit cards and student debt that we had been ignoring, however it became clear that we were going to have to address the almost 80 thousand dollars […]

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This Is What Living Without Health Insurance Looks Like

My husband and I constantly struggle with finances. We live paycheck-to-paycheck at our house, but we’ve always made do. Like millions of other families, the second we accrue some savings, life happens, we deplete our nest egg, and are back to worrying about how to pay all the bills on time. Our biggest surprise expense? […]