Are Kids the Victims or Victors in Frugal Homes?

Last week I did a guest post at Heavenly Homemakers.  The article was 3 Reasons to Kiss the Joneses Goodbye.  In the comments section, a mother shared how she and her husband are in ministry together and they were wondering if their kids would grow up to resent the fact that they couldn’t pay for college, buy them cars, or get them the latest and greatest. I think she was wondering if kids … [Read more...]

Stay At Home Mom Math Analysis | What’s a Paycheck Worth?

In my post on how to afford to be a stay at home mom, I outlined some of the things our family did so that my wife could afford to stay home.  In that post I also mentioned that we didn’t even look at the math implication for that choice.  For us, it was simply the right thing to do, and so we did it.  However, I know that many of you who are considering staying at home will base the choice … [Read more...]

How to Afford to be a Stay at Home Wife or Mom

For over four years now, my wife and I have enjoyed living off one income. While our lifestyle might not be appealing to some, we absolutely love it.  Every day I thank God that he has allowed our family to grow so close.  It is a blessing my wife is a stay at home mom.  She helps create such a healthy family environment. Since this is a sensitive topic to some, let me remind you that this … [Read more...]