For Parents

How to Keep the Peace while Traveling with Kids

You did it! You planned a fun family vacation and you are anxiously counting down the days until you can...

Trying to Teach a 6-year Old About the Value of Money

This past weekend, I found myself shopping at a local big-box store with my family. When I turned the corner...

Christmas Traditions and Growing Families

How we feel about the holidays is often linked to our experiences as we were growing up. Real tree or...

FAFSA: How To File One And Why You Should

Whether your child is getting ready for college or he or she is currently a college student, chances are you’ve...

Budget Friendly Birthday Parties

I recently threw a birthday party for my 6-year old. This year, I wanted to invite her classmates and friends...

Saving on School Lunches: 30 Foods that are Surprisingly Good Cold!

In this third, and final, iteration of saving on school lunches we will talk about leftovers. When most of us...

Saving on School Lunches Part 2: Preparing School Lunches for Picky Eaters

Last time, we discussed the merits of bento boxes. This week we will go over packing school lunches. Again, if...

Saving on School Lunches Part 1: Are Bento Boxes Right for You?

Shortly before school started a few weeks ago, my husband announced that we would be sending lunches to school with...

Ideas to Keep Kids Learning and Moving During Summer Break

School is out soon which leaves parents with that age old question: What to do with the kids? Last year,...

Parents: Why You Should Start Saving For College Now

Thirty thousand dollars is a lot of money. With that much cash, you could buy a brand new Nissan 370Z...

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