Prioritization has become a key part of my vocabulary these days As usual, the wonderful people that I follow on Twitter brought up some very insightful conversation last week. Motherhood was the choice topic, and the discussion was regarding how dramatically having a child can affect a woman’s career. It all started with this tweet: […]

The Best Parts of Being a Mom (Financially and Otherwise)


I have changed, yes. But not every part of me has changed. Yes, hi, hello. I have a daughter. It’s no surprise. I mean, I’m always posting about her, sharing cute stories, and spending 99.9% of my day with or around her. And because I have a daughter, I am now a mom. Yes, I […]

“Mom” Isn’t My Identity


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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