Category: Being Moxie

How to start a budget + 12 tips for sticking to it

Budgeting and staying on budget isn’t something that I am naturally good at and it’s not something my parents taught me either. In fact, I had to figure out how to budget all by myself (with lots of trial and error). When I became a SAHM I was forced to …

One thing you need to give up when you’re a mom

Part of being a mom is giving things up. You give up things like going to the bathroom alone or a clean house (heaven knows it’s almost impossible to keep a room clean when you have a toddler). Because being a mom is about service. You are always serving other …

How to Stay Motivated when Everything is Overwhelming

Trying to stay motivated when everything is overwhelming and there are just too many things on your to-do list can be an impossible task. When I have a to-do list that is a mile long I will shut down and not do any of it. Literally nothing! The total opposite …

4 stress-free ways to increase your holiday budget

Oh, the holidays. I know I’m with most people when I say that it isn’t good for my pocketbook. Let alone for it to be easy to increase your holiday budget.   In the past, we have had to take money out of savings during the holiday season because we …

The Ultimate Holiday Survival Guide

The holidays can be so fun! But after all of the parties and get-togethers you need a holiday survival guide to make it until the new year. Because nothing shouts the holidays like having lots of family parties that you don’t want to go to. Yes, family parties are (mostly) …

3 effortless steps to become a morning person

If you’re anything like I am you would rather spend your mornings snoozing away until you wake up at your leisure. I am not a morning person.  But once you become a mom that option is out of the question. We all know that babies are early risers and can throw …