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Have you ever wondered how stay at home moms afford it all? How they make it work?
How do they get all the bills paid, the groceries, the extras? How do they do it?
Now I want to make a quick note before you get too far into this post.
Whether you are a stay at home mom (or dad), or you are a working mom (or dad), or a single parent YOU ALL ROCK!
Being a parent is hard work no matter your situation. Stay strong, strive for your goals, have confidence and be smart with money.
21 ways moms save money:
- Track spending
- Meal planning
- Pay with cash
- Freezing it and save
- Bake your own & home cooking
- No spend weekends
- Live a simple, minimalist lifestyle
- Plan free family fun
- Account for every penny
- Organize and plan
- Wash your clothes in cold water
- Hang your laundry to dry
- Setup an emergency fund
- Sign up for Amazon Prime & Netflix
- Quit trying to keep up
- Use Ibotta
- Plan staycations & camping vacations
- Go paper free, zero waste
- Live more frugally
- Be happy with what you have
Living off one income.
Being a stay at home mom means cutting back on extras, vacations, entertainment and other items.
It also means running a tight budget and being frugal and smart with your money.
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Stay at home working moms.
Yes, yes you can be a stay at home working mom. I know a large number of work from home moms. And each one of them has an amazing talent they are offering to the world.
One mom is an amazing photographer, another offers paint classes. And another has a home based pastry business. We all have our own unique gifts and talents we can turn into possible income to help support our families.
Blogging helps support my family and it allows me to be more involved in the day to day. I love the fact that I can support my family with blogging.
If you want to learn more about blogging and how to start a blog click over and take a look. You have amazing gifts and talents, start sharing them.
Saving money with Ibotta.
This applies to everyone, you don’t need to be a stay at home parent to take advantage of the money savings app Ibotta.
Ibotta is an app on your smartphone or tablet that allows you to save money on your shopping without clipping coupons.
You simple shop, click and save. If you are looking to try Ibotta click here to receive $10 free just for signing up and giving it a try.
Have an amazing day,
Saving & Simplicity
Updated August 20, 2018