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Making Ends Meet as a Stay at Home Mother

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This post is sponsored by Ingo Money. All opinions are my own.

Four years ago, I made the decision to quit my job and become a stay at home mother. This was a scary decision, but it was one that I was ready to move forward with.

In order to become a stay at home mother, my family had to make changes in our everyday lifestyle. The cable bill was cut, we changed cell phone plans, stopped eating out and our ever growing list of home improvement plans was put to the side.

Making Ends Meet as a Stay at Home Mother

Like many other families, we quickly found ourselves living paycheck to paycheck. The last days of the month are the hardest, when bills are paid and we don’t have a lot to play around with.

To make this time more bearable, I find a lot of odds and ends jobs to do for friends and family. Some of these jobs include cleaning houses, cutting hair for friends and family and even doing design work for some of my blogging friends.

When the work is done, I’m often handed a check. I don’t mind checks, but sometimes they can be a problem when received on a weekend. The bank isn’t open and any checks that are deposited won’t be available until Monday or Tuesday.

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I am blogging on behalf of Ingo Money and received compensation for my time from Ingo Money for sharing my views in this post, but the views expressed here are solely mine, not Ingo’s. Learn more about the Ingo Money mobile app at http://www.IngoMoney.com, or connect with the Ingo community at https://www.facebook.com/ingomoney.

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Amanda

Hi! I'm Amanda, a Kansas City Lifestyle Blogger, mom of two little people, social media addict, travel junkie with a slight obsession to baking and fitness.

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