Top Ten Budgeting Tips for a SAHM or SAHD

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Having less money and yet more time in which to spend money is the lot of most stay at home parents.  Here are some essential budgeting tips for a sahm or dad to take on board to help them live well on less.  You can either read or watch it’s totally up to you! 1.    Get creative [...]

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Fantastic dancing franchise opportunity for mums

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This is a brilliant family friendly franchise opportunitiy for mums wanting to make money whilst tying in well with fmaily life  ..I’ve known AnneMarie who runs the business for a while now she is full of zest and so friendly .Over to Diddidance to tell you a bit more about themselves aand their dancing franchise opportunities,  Are [...]

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How to say ‘no I can’t afford that’ – to your family and friends

Being upfront (How to say no I can’t afford it !) My personal view with family and friends is to be upfront about what you can and can’t afford wherever you feel okay to do so. If you have a partner encourage them to talk to their family and fireinds too. If you can have that [...]

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Where motherhood and entrepreneurialism meet (and 10 free and low cost ways to market your business)

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Thanks to life coach and successful mum in business Grace Marshall for this fab guest post The face of motherhood is changing. I think there was a time when the labels were either ‘working mum’ or ‘stay at home mum’. Now there are those who work full time, part time, ‘work at home mums’, employed, [...]

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Ways I have earned money (as I no longer work?!) since having my kids

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I have been very busy earning money over the last 6 years of ‘not working’ I have sold old books on Amazon Sold old highchairs, clothes bundles, cots and buggies on eBay I have sold my second hand baby /child stuff at NCT sales I have done online surveys I have done a very occasional [...]

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How to have a successful car boot sale this bank holiday

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Thank you lovely Dot for sharing your fab car boot tips with us. Dorothy Lepkowska is a freelance journalist: www.dorothylepkowska.co.uk; http://twitter.com/DotLepkowska  She is a stay at home mum who also works for m home and her daughter is 6 months old. Take a good look around your house. Are your wardrobes bulging at the seams? [...]

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Buying a Family Friendly Franchise (SAHM) – loads of contact details/info

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Family firendly franchises abound and are perfect for SAHM (stay at home mums) It can be a popular and lucrative option among stay-at-home  parents to buy a baby-related franchise. I bought a Tiny Talk baby-signing franchise when my son was just nine months’ old. I had rung to book Frankie and myself into our local class only to [...]

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April – Reader Profile

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  Hi I’m Abi.  4 years ago I gave up a job as a bank manager to be a stay at home mum. We have two children, so as the recession hit my husbands pay I decided that I needed to do something to help. I’ve been making cakes for years for friends and family for [...]

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A mother’s ramblings….

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I have been involved ina blog swap and my swap partner is the gorgous Pippa from a mother’s ramblings. Enjoy her post….it’s fab and it really makes you think. Over to Pippa……………   Hi Everyone!   If I were asked to define myself I would say I was a Stay-at-Home-Mummy. Technically I am a Work-at-Home-Mummy but [...]

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