10 True Stories of Money Nightmares While Parenting

mom stressed computerLet's start by stating the obvious: Nobody likes having to worry about money. But, I can tell you from personal experience that it is a much different experience to feel broke when you only have to take care of yourself versus money being tight when you have kids.


The added responsibility of having to care for a family makes money stress feel more intense and worrisome. Researchers have found that money stress leads to parenting stress and makes the already tough job of being a mom that much harder.

Whether it is an unexpected expense or a job loss, most families are likely to experience money concerns at some point. Read on for 10 stories of money nightmares and how real moms survived them.


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