$1000 of Pretend Money To Spend on Yourself

Pretend money isn't just be for kids. If I were to give you $1000 to spend on you (not your kids, bills, husband, or house)...what would you buy? That seems like an incredible amount of money and it is hard to imagine what I would do. I honestly can't imagine spending $100 on myself...but let's have [...]

Another Pet In Your Family Home

You're thinking of adding another pet to the family?  What an exciting time!  Whether this is your first pet or you are adding an addition to your family zoo, there are many things to consider! Don't worry, The Decent Mom is here to help you figure it all out and make the best choice for your family's [...]

Back To Basics (Money Edition)

You know you've got to get a grip on your finances and save money. Saving money is never easy, especially when you are living paycheck to paycheck. Maybe you are like many families and spent just a bit too much during Christmas? The holidays are over and it's time to sit down and look at [...]

Enjoy Your Staycation

Not every family has the funds or desire to go on a vacation. Do you blame them? Most of the time when you get back from a vacation you are exhausted and need another vacation...but alas it's time to get back to work. This year consider the frustration, time and money you'll save with a [...]