Financial health is an important part of an overall healthy lifestyle.

Parenthood comes with a host of daunting responsibilities, not least of which is keeping one or more young people safe and healthy. Another of those responsibilities is being sensible about your finances, both when it comes to everyday expenses and planning for the future. Tending to your financial health is part of keeping a healthy lifestyle overall—but if this isn’t what you’re good at, where do you start? Kelley Holland, founder of Own Your Destiny Coaching, a financial coaching practice for women, and Jennifer Streaks, a financial and affordable lifestyle expert, offer tips on ways parents can make sure they’re staying financially healthy for their families.