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5 Ways to Work From Home and Make a Legitimate Income

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Yes, you read that right. Work from home and make a legitimate income as a stay-at-home mom. By legitimate, I don’t mean a few bucks here and there. I mean a part-time, or if you really know how to hustle, full-time income, from home.I cannot tell you how many moms I know that would love to be a stay at home mom or work from home, but don’t know how! If you are in that boat, I want to help you!If you aren’t sure if you are financially ready to live on one income check out my post on Living on One Income-Are You Financially Ready?Most moms who want to work from home want it to be easy and flexible. You want to be able to work during nap time or after the kids go to sleep. You want to be able to miss a day if you need to take care sick kiddos. Basically, you want to be your own boss and still reap the benefits.Here’s the catch. This is all possible, but it doesn’t mean you won’t have to work your tail off…

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Four Things we did to Save Thousands of Dollars

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To be honest, saving money has never really mattered to me. That is, until I became a stay-at-home mom. Now that we are living on one income, it has become my mission to find ways to save money. You may be in the same boat as I was and you’re not sure if you are financially ready to live on one income. Click  HERE. to read my blog post Living on One Income- Are You Financially Ready?

I would like to share with you a few things we have done so far that has saved us THOUSANDS of dollars each year. If you read to the bottom I will also share some posts about how others have saved money. Here is what we have done so far to change our budget.

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Living from the Laundry Basket

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Laundry is going to be the death of me. Okay, so that might be a little bit dramatic, and very much a first world problem. But, I know some of you other moms can relate with me on this! I hope I’m not alone in this! My family lives from the laundry basket! We do the laundry. As in, we wash the clothes. But getting it put away? That’s another story. Sometimes, it doesn’t get put away. We simply pick our clothes out of the pile each day deciding last minute if we have time to iron it. If not, it just goes back in the pile and we pick something else out. The pile is so BIG, so overwhelming. The thought of spending an entire hour folding clothes is enough to make us leave it for another day. Here’s the other problem. Once you do the laundry, there is always more to be done. It is NEVER. ENDING. Why put away all the clothes when there will just be a new pile to put away the next day? Ahh! Please Lord, encourage my husband to do the laundry today. I pray this…