The Relationship Post - Part 2
For Part one check out The Relationship Episode.
The questions were originally shared on the Relationship Questions post.
And all this started due to the popularity of my post I am grateful for my wife!
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Q: How are finances managed between both? Whether it's from budget tips to solving any disagreements on using money. Thanks!
Tithes and Offerings - we have been doing this our whole lives so we didn’t even think to mention it on the audio, but its the first thing we do.
Financial Peace University
We both agree on the budget and any changes/adjustments we want to make to it.
Always discuss purchases especially big ones
Set up emergency fund.
Can a stay at home mom expect her full-time working husband to help at home and with the kids? But what about when the kids go to school and she continues to be a stay at home mom? Do the same rules apply?
Helping at home is for everyone who lives in the home
Caring for children is a full time job, when you have to pay for someone else to do it it gets expensive fast.
Sets example for the children
Coordinate and have realistic expectations.
What's the biggest change children have made on your life?
Sleep - no sleeping in for 6 years. Weekends, holidays, it doesn’t matter, we will be up by 7 AM at the very latest.
Time - there is a constant demand on your time. By constant, we mean constant, if the kids are up they demand your time.
Money - food budget shot through the roof! Activities for the kids like swimming, piano and cello lessons, gymnastics, private school, etc.
Travel - you have to plan more carefully with kids and there are more tickets to buy and you have to consider the food, feeding kids can be tricky.