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Parental Warning: Kids Cost A Fortune

Kids are costing you a fortune. You would be amazed how much having a child actually drains your bank account. Bear in mind we’re talking about one kid here. If you have the nuclear family or more than three things can get even more expensive. Now, you do get tax deductions when you have children, but that doesn’t cover the costs completely. As well as this, many parents are single, and with only one income this can make paying for kids even more difficult.

That’s why you need to make sure that you can handle the cost of having kids without your finances taking a hit. There are a few ways to do this.

Look For A Side Hustle

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How To Have Stress Free Meals With Your Little One

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Being a Mommy is an amazing thing. It is also hard work, especially when you have a toddler who refuses to eat their food! It’s difficult, and you’ll need to have plenty of patience. (A lot of it!) There’s mess, struggle, and tons of tantrums. One minute your little one will be shoving everything into their mouths, and the next minute they will be throwing food in your face. Read the rest of this entry »

Everything a New Parent Needs to Know to Get a Good Night’s Sleep

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Any new parent will be familiar with that overwhelming feeling of happiness that comes hand in hand with welcoming their little bundle of joy into the world. But it is not until you get your little one home that you will begin to truly start to see how much you should have appreciated peace and quiet while it was still a part of your life. If you thought that getting to sleep while pregnant was difficult, just wait until you’re waking every five minutes to comfort your newborn, soothing them back to sleep. Of course, we wouldn’t change anything for the world. But you need to remember that you do still need your rest. Here are a few tips and tricks for getting at least a few hours’ kip, if not a full night’s sleep. Read the rest of this entry »