You’ll never be able to truly understand the other side until you’re living it – and your partner will appreciate you more for it. I’m not a regular dad. I’m a cool dad. In other words, I’m extremely hands-on, and I don’t appreciate the “who’s watching the baby?” jokes that people often spew at my […]

What’s It Like to Be the Only Dad At Mom & Tot Class?


if your child is happy and healthy – you’re doing just fine Having a child is legit hard. Like, honestly. How many words are there in the English language and the best I could do to describe being a parent is legit hard? I hope that proves that 90% of your daily vocabulary is spent […]

10 Things You Learn In Year 1 of Parenting


there are always going to be expenses that you cannot predict before your newborn comes home with you Preparing for a newborn can be a laundry list full of overwhelming and expensive tasks that you aren’t even sure are worth the time or investment. As a first-time parent, you are often caught wondering whether or […]

5 Expenses I Never Knew I’d Have As a First-Time Parent


She is the founder of the two-time award-winning Canadian Personal Finance Blog of the Year, Mixed Up Money which has over 100,000 followers across social media. Through her work, she has been featured in many notable publications, including The Globe and Mail, CNBC, CBC, and more. Her books, The 100 Day Financial Goal Journal and Financial First Aid are currently available for purchase.

Alyssa is a freelance writer and enjoys writing about personal finance, homeownership, and more. When she’s not writing, you can find her enjoying some downtime with her kids, playing soccer or daydreaming about home decor.

Alyssa Davies is a content manager for Zolo, Trauma of Money facilitator and a published author living in Calgary, Alberta. 

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