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Maintaining a family budget takes some budgeting tips. We live in expensive times. Being a one income household may feel impossible. This list of tips to stay on budget when you have kids are practical ideas for cutting costs, saving money and budgeting well.

Only recently have I started looking for more part time work from home opportunities. The costs of groceries and goods have increased so much. My work as a mom at home is my first priority, but I know from the example we can read in Proverbs 31 that we moms do what we have to do to take care of our families!

Maybe your goal is earning extra to still buy organic groceries or take your kids on special field trips. Maybe your goal is adding to your savings and taking some pressure off of your husband. We moms have options. We can still be stay-at-home moms. It just takes some budget-focused shopping.

We can focus on home full time and add in these tips to stay on budget when you have kids.

Tips to Stay on Budget When You Have a Family

Successful budgeting for a family starts with saving goals and average spending. I shared a budget template you can use to plug in all your household’s numbers and get a household budget set up.

That is the first step. Then, take these ideas for saving money and staying on budget to reduce your expenses, earn extra, and stay on budget when you have kids.

Read the full list of tips for family budgeting over on Spouselink.

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