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Could you feed your family for 100.00 a month?

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Hey everyone!!

I hope you are all having a wonderful October and getting ready for Halloween. I know we are and my kids are excited to go trick-or-treating. I thought I would ask the question, "If you only had 100.00 for the month could you feed your family ?" The reason I ask this is that as a one-income family I strive to spend as little as I can in my food budget to feed my family I don't do this for fun I do it out of necessity. I will typically spend close to 200 a month on food and toiletries but I know that I could spend less and still make healthy enjoyable meals for my family.  I am always scouring the internet for simple food recipes that I can stretch to feed my family. I have found that butchering a cow and having our freezer full is very cost-effective for our family. That relieves me of…

Do I Dare Talk About This??

Do I dare talk about this????

Well, lets get real and talk about when your child is strong willed and discipline, I know this is a touchy subject but thought I would share my view of it. Speaking from experience I know what its like to lose your mind as a parent when your child is defiant and just refuses to obey. My middle daughter was quiet a character as a toddler and young child, but as a preteen she is growing into a very lovely young lady. She has tried my patience many times and there were times I felt as though I just disciplined her all day long. She was a very stubborn toddler and child but because I am a christian I believe what the word of God says. I would rather give a quick swift spank and be done with the correction then to drag it out by forcing her to sit in time out all day long.

''Whoever spares the rod hates his son, but he who loves him is diligent to discipline him.''

                                                      Proverbs 13:24

The word of G…