Basic Family Budgeting (Podcast 344)

September 5th, 2022

Today my friend Sara and I are talking about basic family budgeting. One of the reasons that I wanted to cover this topic is that most families have to live on a budget. Many of us are single-income families and some of us have large families. 

My husband and I lived on a modest single income for our family of 10 for many years and I can honestly say that I actually love the freedom of being on a budget. That may sound strange, but there is such peace knowing that you are staying within your income limits and not burying yourself in debt. 

In this episode, we mention the envelope system. For our family, the categories were: groceries, gas, entertainment, clothing, and miscellaneous. 

Resources mentioned:

The Unhurried Homeschooler

Unhurried Grace for a Mom’s Heart

The Four-Hour School Day

Homeschooling Today

Previous podcasts with Sara:

A Conversation with 2 Veteran Homeschool Moms

Finishing the School Year Well

Considering Your Kids Personalities in Your Approach

Planning Your Homeschool with the End in Mind

(P.S. Don't forget to check out my latest book, The Four Hour School Day: How You and Your Kids Can Thrive in the Homeschool Life on Amazon, durendawilson.com, or your favorite bookseller!)

 

 

 

 
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