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Monday, January 09, 2012

Baby on a Budget, guest post

Today I have a guest post at Catholic Newlywed. I wrote an intimate piece about having a baby on a budget.

I'd love to hear what you think, either comments here or there.

Baby on a Budget: Happily a One Income Family


Hope you enjoy reading, because I really enjoyed writing it!

4 comments:

  1. I went over and read your guest post about budgeting with baby and then I also read the exception to the rules post she linked to as well. Both were great reads. I can definitely relate with the sometimes feeling like school was a waste of money as I was even completing my masters in special education when I was 7 months pregnant with Alethea. I just have to keep reminding myself that babies will eventually grow up and I may decide to go back to teaching some day. :-) Plus, as you said, what you learn in the education field is beneficial when raising your own child. I love all your tips for budgeting! We are in a very similar situation with the one income and I wouldn't trade being at home for anything, even if it does force us to watch our budget closely.

    Side Note: The more I read your posts, the more I realize how much we have in common beyond the fact our girls are a day apart. :-) Both of us graduated in education, both hubbies were engineering majors (mine mechanical), both got married while at least one spouse was still in college (hubby was 2 yrs from grad when we got married), one income families, etc. So fun!

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  2. Awe, Cori, that's awesome about our similarities! Looks like it wouldn't just be the girls who were BFFS if we lived closer :-)
    Also, I find that the education/engineering match-up is so common!

    @Marlena, thanks for reading :-) I'm glad you liked it!!

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  3. Interesting article though the title is a bit misleading. I expected tips on saving on baby/kids items more then just your general budget hints based on "baby on a budget" headline.

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