Category: Family

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Budget-friendly ways to beat boredom

It happens to the best of us. No matter how hard you try, sometimes we just start feeling a bit ‘cooped up.’ You might have even heard it from your kids, those two little...

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Tips for Decorating a Nursery on a Budget

Your baby’s nursery – the place for your babe to grab some zzzz’s, can easily become the fanciest room in the house, and that often means it can have a big price tag. But...

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Top 5 Survival Tips for New Parents

As new or expectant parents, you’ve probably heard this one a hundred times by now, “Enjoy this moment: it passes by so quickly, you’ll miss it when it’s gone.” Those of us that have...

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Advice for New Dads

I’ve read it all. And, when I say that, please understand I have just about, read it ALL. From the time I decided to have kids, I pretty much read every dad book and...

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A Mother’s Love

I’m a mother, but I was first a daughter, and so I need to start from there. I was raised in the 70s by a mom who believed in kids playing outside and wearing...

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Affordable Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Driving in the car a few weeks ago, a commercial for a local Mother’s Day brunch came on the radio. “Mother’s Day?” squealed my 10-year-old, “Yay! I LOVE Mother’s Day!” I don’t know exactly...

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Becoming a Parent: He Said, She Said

Becoming a parent: “He said…” “There’s something else there, but it might just be debris”. That was from an ER doctor and the first inkling that we might be having twins. Not exactly the...