A few months back I had estimated what my budget would be when I moved into the trailer and out of my dads house. I think my estimates were fairly accurate but now that I am down to one job my income is a lot lower. Below were my original estimates. My actual numbers are in green. Loan Payment for the Trailer $226 - $226 Credit Card $45 (recurring donation) - $45 Car Insurance $52 - ... Read More about Less Money – Same Budget (It’s a Problem)
Getting back into dating after ending a long term relationship is tough. If you are a single parent you have to think about your kids as well as yourself. While there is no certain amount of time you need to wait before stepping back into the playing field, the most important thing is that you have healed from the prior relationship. Dating After Divorce The time needed to heal is different for ... Read More about When is it Time to Date Again?
This is a guest post by freelance writer Jon Banks. Jon is a blog contributor who covers a wide range of topics related to time management and relaxation. Being a single parent is, needless to say, incredibly hard work that makes it difficult to find time for yourself. However, without an occasional night off to simply enjoy your "me time," things can become incredibly tense and stressful. ... Read More about 10 Personal Time Tips for Single Parents
My grocery bill vary rarely exceeds $250 a month. Sometimes it's even less, which is a good thing because I don't have a lot of extra money to spend. Granted I am not feeding teenagers. It's just myself and my two little ones ages two and four, but I still think for the three of us our grocery bill is pretty mild. All you moms know how picky little ones can be. My youngest wants hot dogs and ... Read More about A Single Mom’s Grocery List: What I Buy
I came across an article yesterday, The Impact of Regret on 8 Successful Entrepreneurs from Beat the 9 to 5. Much like the title suggests this was a Q & A with 8 successful web entreprenuers. The one question asked was "What was your biggest regret and what did you learn from it?" Half of the answers stemmed along the lines of "I wish I would have started sooner." All of the interviewees ... Read More about Success: Everyone Starts at the Bottom