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SAHMs: What do you say when someone asks how you make it on one income?

 
lovingmy4babies

Asked by lovingmy4babies at 8:45 AM on Feb. 23, 2011 in Money & Work

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  • i always tell this 1 girl that I can live without getting my hairdone and nails and such everyweek.....she then says she is high maitenance and has to get those things done. lol....whatever!
    LuvMyMedic3ID

    Answer by LuvMyMedic3ID at 8:50 AM on Feb. 23, 2011

  • Say "why do you ask?" that will shut them up!
    MLM0503

    Answer by MLM0503 at 8:51 AM on Feb. 23, 2011

  • I say we do very well, and I'm so grateful we can afford for me to stay home.
    MrsLeftlane

    Answer by MrsLeftlane at 8:46 AM on Feb. 23, 2011

  • I dont really get asked that since most moms I hang out with are SAHM's themselves. I guess I would just say we get by because God has blessed me with the ability to budget, and my husband with a decent job that pays the bills, pays for the kids and my needs. We have enough. We may not be rich, but we have a home, food, clothes, and enough for those extra things we want too.
    gemgem

    Answer by gemgem at 8:53 AM on Feb. 23, 2011

  • I get that question alot but the most aggrivating question I get is boy dont you have your hands fulll? ( I have 4 kids too)
    SWEETPEAS3MOM

    Answer by SWEETPEAS3MOM at 8:56 AM on Feb. 23, 2011

  • I say very carefully.
    kitchenwitch78

    Answer by kitchenwitch78 at 8:47 AM on Feb. 23, 2011

  • ts not hard l you have to do is make a budget and stick to it. Live WITHIN your means. If I worked my entire salary would go to daycare anyway so whats the difference, Ya know?
    SWEETPEAS3MOM

    Answer by SWEETPEAS3MOM at 8:48 AM on Feb. 23, 2011

  • I usually say that I'm thankful it has been working so far, and we'll keep doing it as long as it keeps working out!
    natersmom76

    Answer by natersmom76 at 8:50 AM on Feb. 23, 2011

  • I say we do pretty well. one income, four kids...we manage...we survive...and still have some left over at times.
    Imortlmommy

    Answer by Imortlmommy at 8:51 AM on Feb. 23, 2011

  • No one ever asks me but if they did, I would say "common sense".
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:51 AM on Feb. 23, 2011