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.

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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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