Debt-Free Living

3 Ways Having a Baby Changed My Budget

Try to stick with your budget, but also give yourself some grace. The first few months with a new baby are an adjustment period.


  • Dot

    You are just too cute! Enjoy your baby – they grow up quickly!

  • AQ

    where did you find the jacket you have on?

  • Melissa

    I’ve always budgeted for just me. And even in a relationship, the budget doesn’t change much. How specifically do your budget line items change with a baby?

  • Amy Kennedy

    I would add to the list, daycare! We pay more for daycare than our mortgage with 3 in daycare at the same time. And ours charges much less than daycare in larger cities, so I know this is a big deal to a lot of families.