Ask any mom or dad about the cost of raising kids and chances are you will receive a consistent reply of very, VERY expensive. A group of 12 parents were asked to share their best money saving tips that will help you cut corners and keep a few extra dollars in your pocket
Shop Consignment Stores for kids clothes.
Kids grow. A LOT. There is nothing more frustrating to see an expensive item of clothing go to waste because it suddenly becomes too small from one season to the next. There are a ton of consignment stores in Ottawa and the cost savings will be immense!
Learn to be a GREAT Cook
Never before in human history has it been easier to research and learn how to cook healthy and nutritious meals. The Food Network will educate and inform and get you passionate about breakfast lunch and dinner. The more you and the family eat and entertain at home. The more $$ saved!
There are not ATMs in the forest
If you are physically fit, a strong suggestion is for the entire family to take up outdoor activities. Regardless of the time of year spending time on the hiking trail, the biking trail or swimming are all activites that keep you far away from spending money!