Charity and volunteer work are great ways to teach your children the importance of helping those around them who desperately need it. From clothing or food donations to committing your time to help around your community, there are many ways to get your child involved and thinking about helping others.
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I was excited when I read Chloe’s article Questions to Ask Yourself When Looking for a Daycare. Not because I’m in the market for a daycare, but because I know how hard it is for parents to know what to do when trying to find the right place to entrust your child/children. I wanted to also add my experience to the article in the hopes that I’m able to help make the lives of parents a little bit easier.
Today is National Kindergarten Day, a time to appreciate the benefits kindergarten has on our children. When should you send your child to kindergarten?
If your children were lucky enough to have received a tablet or video game system over the holidays, you may now be scrambling to figure out how to get them to focus on something – anything – else. That’s why it’s important to ensure that your kids aren’t spending too much time in front of those glowing devices. Here are some tips to help you reduce your family’s screen time.
Check out my favorite budget-friendly Christmas activities if you’re looking for some great ways to entertain the kids this Christmas vacation.
75% of children are riding in car seats that don’t fit or aren’t installed correctly. Is your child safe in the car?
When one parent chooses to stay at home, managing the household finances can be tricky. Here are some ways to deal with finance issues between the two of you, so you can keep your household running smoothly and enjoy your extra time with the kids.
Kids don’t just grow up and magically acquire money-management skills. Financial responsibility is a life-long skill that should be taught from an early age. Here are a few of my favorite ideas for teaching kids about money.
In the last six months, we’ve hired a paid sitter only twice. That stinks. I want (and need!) to get out and relax more often. This is where a babysitting co-op comes in. It’s a really simple system – a group of parents trade babysitting with each other. No money changes hands. It’s FREE! When you sit for another family’s child you earn points. When you have another parent watch your child, you spend points.
Do home prices have anything to do with your chances of having children? MAYBE! Learn how researchers are finding a link between home prices and birth rates.