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    4 Reasons to Have a Family Game Night

    4 Reasons to Have a Family Game Night

    by Calvin Wong It's Not Just Monopoly Anymore Over the last 20 years, there's been a revolution in board games. When Kristen Bell talked about her addiction to Settlers of Catan on the Golden Globes red carpet, you know board games have made their way into mainstream culture. Here's four reasons why board games can be [...]
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    Teaching Kids the Value of Money

    Teaching Kids the Value of Money

    Teaching Kids the Value of Money You’re at the store shopping and your first-grader sees a toy they want. “You have to have money to buy that,” you say. “What’s money?” they reply. If your child is old enough to ask that question, it’s time to talk to them about the value of money. Talking [...]
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    Childproofing Tricks for Your Home

    Childproofing Tricks for Your Home

    Childproofing Your Home Parenting means putting your child’s safety first, always. In your own home, that means saving your child from his or herself by anticipating and preventing dangerous scenarios. While there are some aspects of childproofing that you simply cannot skimp on, such as securing heavy furniture to the walls, there are other safety [...]
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    Thanksgiving Volunteering Opportunities for the Whole Family

    Thanksgiving Volunteering Opportunities for the Whole Family

    Thanksgiving Volunteering Opportunities for the Whole Family Thanksgiving is a time to be appreciative for what you have and donate your time and energy to help support those who are in need. While these ideas don't cost a lot, they still go a long way and can help show your kids the importance of giving [...]
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    Setting Up a Playroom for Siblings of Various Ages

    Setting Up a Playroom for Siblings of Various Ages

    Setting Up A Playroom: The Dilemma One of your kids is into dress-up, the other a LEGO fanatic. One needs a home for their extensive stuffed animal collection, and the other wants a place to set up their Hot Wheels racetrack. Sound familiar? If your family’s like most, your kids probably have their own interests—and that can [...]
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    A Guide to Halloween Safety for Kids

    A Guide to Halloween Safety for Kids

    A Guide to Halloween Safety Between the excitement of dressing up in costume and the thrill of trick-or-treating, Halloween is a magical night children look forward to all year. Whether you’re helping your child and their friends make the neighborhood rounds or planning a night of spooky fun with the family, here’s a few handy [...]
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    How to Put Breakfast on the Table in 5 Minutes

    How to Put Breakfast on the Table in 5 Minutes

    Breakfast: The Most Rushed Meal of the Day I saw this meme recently that pretty much summarizes modern motherhood. It says “Regular people: Sorry I’m late. Traffic was nuts. Moms: Sorry I’m late. My daughter’s sweater was “too sweater-y” and the baby ate a Band-Aid.” For those times when it’s one of those mornings, getting [...]
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    The Definitive Guide to Back to School Budgeting

    The Definitive Guide to Back to School Budgeting

    The Importance of Back to School Budgeting Between tuition, essential school supplies, and new clothes for growing kids, the back-to-school season can present a financial squeeze for parents. A helpful method to deal with these new expenses is to list and budget these costs before they hit. Below you’ll find helpful tips for back to [...]
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    Fun & Crafty Father’s Day Gift Ideas

    Fun & Crafty Father’s Day Gift Ideas

    Celebrating Father’s Day this weekend? While expensive gadgets are cool, a handmade Father's Day gift and a thoughtful gestures can be a more welcome surprise. Check out our creative and budget-friendly Father's Day gift ideas to make this year one to remember… For the BBQ-ing Dad If you have a grilling expert in your household, a BBQ tool [...]
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    Budget-Friendly Warm Weather Birthday Parties for Kids

    Budget-Friendly Warm Weather Birthday Parties for Kids

    We all want to throw the best birthday parties for kids. But, sometimes, budget concerns get in the way. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of awesome spring and summer birthday party ideas that won’t break the bank. Finally, you’ll be excited to throw a party that you know your kid will love! Since you can’t always count [...]
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