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Most teens are looking to make some extra money over the summer. In today’s economy, it can be difficult to find a job, let alone a summer job.  Here are some ideas which might help your teen earn some serious cash this summer. (more…)

It’s the end of the school year!  Many parents like to purchase a small gift for their child’s teacher as a “thank you” for all of their hard work during the year.  There are many ideas for gifts that don’t cost a lot of money or effort.  Read on for some ideas! (more…)

I believe that creativity is an important skill to cultivate in children.  Creative children tend to have better problem solving skills and adapt better to transitions.  Children who can adapt and problem solve will be better to handle and resolve the many problems that life throws at them.  How do you encourage creativity in your children? (more…)

Do you remember how you loved snow days when you were a kid? There was “nothing” to do but stay at home all day long.  When I became a parent, I found that I no longer loved snow days.  Snow days meant that the kids were cooped up all day in the house!  They also meant making alternative work arrangements so that I could spend the day in the house cooped up with the kids.  


Christmas will soon be here and perhaps you’re wondering exactly how you’re going to find the money to buy all the gifts you need to buy before Christmas.  As a parent, I know that it can be difficult to stretch the budget at this time of year.


Week Two has arrived!  Are you ready for the holidays? 

 Let’s face it: holidays and celebrations are a huge party of having children.  Not only will you have to organize your own holiday celebrations, but your children are sure to be invited to different parties and events during the next few months which will also require preparation.