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How to Teach Your Children about Their Ancestors

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*Article written by Karen Jensen, my sister and co-author of our book Living a Rich Life as a Stay-at-Home Mom: How to Build a Successful Financial Foundation for You and Your Children. My second grade daughter has been assigned to do a presentation on her family tree in school. She was asked to go back

Breastfeeding Check-off List

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Although I was unable to breastfeed very long with my son (story here), I’ve had a much better experience with my daughter. Things have been going really well. Before I sit down to feed my baby I go over the acronym TWEP to make sure each feeding goes well. I created this acronym to be able

How to Help a Child Learn through Play

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  I really want my children to learn and gain a well-rounded education. I’ve always been really passionate about teaching my son. But what I’ve come to find out is that at this age (20 months) is it is really tough to try to keep him still! It is near impossible to get my son to

How to Get through Difficult Times in Life

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This last month has been one thing after the other. A passing of two friends, a misdiagnosis of a rare nerve disease that had me totally terrified for 4 days, an emergency room visit and emergency root canal, finding out that my insurance doesn’t cover a lot of what it told me it did… hello

How to Make Money by Starting a Preschool from Home

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  Today’s Money-Making Stay at Home Mom is a great friend Annette. She shares with you how she started her own preschool while being a SAHM and how she continues to make enough money each month to pay for their entire house payment! Q. What inspired you to begin working? A. I love teaching. It

Best Tips for Giving Birth

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I rarely share a blog post in a personal diary style. The reason why is because I started this blog/website to provide useful information to others and I think that a diary format does not lend itself to being as useful as other formats. But there are exceptions to almost every rule and today is one

How to Become and Make Money as a Freelance Editor

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Today’s Money-Making SAHM is a freelance editor named Rachael. Below she shares with you the pros and cons of editing, things to watch out for, how to be successful at it, and ultimately how to make money as a freelance editor. Welcome Rachael, Q. What inspired you to begin working? A.  I got my degree in

How to Make Money Buying and Reselling Cheap Finds

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Today’s stay-at-home mom is very savvy and thrifty friend of mine. She is excellent at buying inexpensive items and selling them for more. Thus, making a profit/money from home while being a SAHM. She wishes to remain anonymous and shares how you can begin doing what she does. A big thank you to my friend

How to Become a Virtual Assistant

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Today’s Money-Making SAHM (who wishes to remain anonymous) has agreed to share with you how to become and work at home as a virtual assistant. A warm welcome to my anonymous friend… Q. What inspired you to begin working? A. My kids are all in school full-time and working part-time from home seemed to be

Native American Nursery- How to Save Thousands on a Nursery

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Our daughter will be born end of November/early December and I have always wanted to do a Navajo/Native American style nursery for one of my children. With my son it wouldn’t have really worked out because of the carpet. I used the brown diamond Berber carpet as inspiration and came up with this blue, brown,

How to Make Money Blogging

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  Today’s Money-Making SAHM is ME! Yep that’s right. I, Anita, am the author and owner of LiveLikeYouAreRich.com. I began thinking and researching blogging in July & August 2013. I decided to start a blog in September. I got it up, running, and launched by November 4th, 2013. My blog has grown very fast and

Why You as a Mother Are Right… Even When Other Moms Disagree

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Birthing: Natural vs. Epidural vs. C Sections vs. Induction Baby Sleeping: Co-sleeping vs. Crib with or without bumper pads vs. The Swing Feeding: Breast feeding vs. Supplementing vs. Donated breast milk vs. Formula  Immunization: Immunizations vs. No Immunizing vs. Delayed or Selective immunizing Chances are you have opinions on many of the aforementioned topics. Chances are someone you know has

Family Packing List for the Beach, Lake, or Day at the Pool

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We go out to my family’s boat house on a nearby private lake a lot. We also go out to public lakes and even spend days at the pool. We love the water! Believe it or not, I write a packing list every single time we are planning an outing to the beach. Sometimes I’m more

How to Make Money Distributing Products You Love

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Today’s Money-Making SAHM’s are Donna Fisher & and a friend who wishes to remain anonymous. Both women took a product they loved, believed in, and wanted to distribute to others and/or created legitimate and successful at-Home Businesses or began selling the product from home. Donna set up and established a business selling product she loves

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