Family Management Tips

Raising a family is hard sometimes! Between hectic schedules, school work and activities, pets that just won't quit,  kids that don't want to listen, finding new ways to save money on kids and everything that comes with a family can be overwhelming for any mom (or dad!). That’s why Stacy Ott, author of Six Dollar Family, shares these amazing family management tips to help you keep an organized family, have frugal family fun all while staying within your personal budget.

Family Management Tips

Because Six Dollar Family focuses on saving you and teaching you how to save money, all of our family management tips are budget friendly too! After all, you can't manage your family and home stress free if you're worried about spending money. From books that teach kids about money to budget friendly organization tools. learning how to build a stockpile, prepare for emergencies and a free printable menu planning packagethese family management tips are sure to be a huge help to you and your family!

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