Category: Family Finances

How to Afford to be a Stay at Home Mom (on a Low Income)

It breaks my heart when I hear of moms who long to stay home and raise their kids, but can’t afford to because of their family’s financial situation. Moms who dread dropping their kids off at daycare every day but have to because they don’t see any possible way to make it by on one income. The moms have no other option than to work full time at a job they don’t love, but long to stay home with their kids. Learn how to afford to be a stay at home mom here. Many moms don’t believe that being...

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11 Practical Ways to Thrive as a Stay at Home Wife

Choosing to be a stay at home wife (with or without children) is a brave choice. There will be many people who judge you for your choice to stay home. People will tell you to “get a real job” or they’ll roll their eyes at you if you say that what you do is a job (and an exhausting one, at that). But, it’s between you and your husband to make this choice, and if being a stay at home wife is the choice you’ve made, here are a couple things you can do to learn how to be a good...

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11 Ways to Thrive as a Single Income Family

A single income family. Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be a single income family? Do you long to stay home with your kids, but don’t think it’s financially possible? Or, maybe you’re already a single income family but you’re struggling to make it by, maybe you’re here looking for a couple of tips to help you thrive – not just survive – as a single income family. Either way, you’re in the right place. (THIS POST MAY CONTAIN AFFILIATE LINKS FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE. YOU CAN READ OUR DISCLOSURE POLICY HERE.) I have seen far too...

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How to Freezer Cook to Save Money on Food

Freezer cooking can save you ENORMOUS amounts of time and ENORMOUS amounts of money… but how? How to freezer cook to save money. When it comes to cooking, I used to always be someone who liked to fly by the seat of her pants. I didn’t like to plan our meals in advance, but instead, I would wait until it was suppertime to decide what I would make that night. This proved pretty quickly to be one of the worst things I could have done for our finances. (THIS POST MAY CONTAIN AFFILIATE LINKS FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE. YOU CAN READ...

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How to Live Frugally in 17 Steps

Are ready to start living a frugal lifestyle, but stuck wondering how to live frugally? With endless advice readily available to help you live frugally, it can become overwhelming when you’re just starting out. What advice do you take? What do you leave on the table? How do you even know what truly works? I have been there, too. When my husband and I decided I would become a stay at home wife so I could be a homemaker and raise our kids, the decision wasn’t one that came easily. While we both knew and agreed it was what...

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Meet Amy of Deliberately HereWelcome to Deliberately Here!
I’m Amy, a stay at home wife and mom who is letting go of perfection and learning to live deliberately.
Here you will learn everything from mom life tips and how to love your role as a mother to the best tips for decluttering and creating an organized home you love.