From Madison DuPaix, former About.com Guide
Preparing for a Family
As soon as you find out your family is expanding it's time to budget for babies and think about long term money management as a family.
Teaching children to save money isn't always easy. By routinely reviewing family expenses, you'll help your kids learn money management and you'll keep your spending within your budget.
Becoming a parent changes the finances for an entire family. Budgeting for a family will help your family finances stay in order whether you're buying weekly groceries or purchasing a family car.