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Make Saving Fun for Your Child

February 12th, 2013 posted by Mia Cronan

We all set out with the very best of intentions every year to “start saving more.” But something always come up; something we didn’t expect. It might be a refrigerator […]

Squash the Squabling

February 12th, 2013 posted by Mia Cronan

FREE magazines: * Pack o Fun * Sesame Street * Hopscotch for Girls * Nickelodeon * Working Mother * Family Circle * Family Fun Miserly Moms Read our review of […]

The Frequent Mover’s Card

February 12th, 2013 posted by Mia Cronan

More and more people and families are relocating to new cities, states, and sometimes countries for their companies. For those folks who do this often, there should be a frequent […]

Go Ahead and Waste It – It Was Free

February 12th, 2013 posted by Mia Cronan

Go ahead and waste it; it was free! Have you ever heard that? I wonder if that comment has the same effect on you that it has on me. Actually, […]

As a mother of five small children, my eyes have really been opened to what we’re putting in our bodies on a daily basis. Without even thinking about it, millions […]

Schedule Number 682

February 12th, 2013 posted by Mia Cronan

Picture, if you will: a frazzled mom sits down at the kitchen table with pencil and paper, ready to revamp the schedule she wrote for herself last month. Meanwhile, the […]

Stress Free Travel With Kids

February 12th, 2013 posted by Mia Cronan

Picture this… it’s time to head to Grandma’s for the weekend, and you can just see it now. You have screaming kids in the backseat, carsickness, boredom, Goldfish crackers flying […]

Stress-Free Travel With Your Children: Part II

February 12th, 2013 posted by Mia Cronan

Email this page NEWSLETTER if (typeof(gnm_ord)==’undefined’) gnm_ord=Math.random()*10000000000000000; if (typeof(gnm_tile) == ‘undefined’) gnm_tile=1; Tips for traveling by plane and ideas for fun destinations! Air travel makes me queasy. No, I don’t […]

Five Ways to Beat Penny-Pinching Fatigue

February 12th, 2013 posted by Mia Cronan

Well, you’ve had enough. You’re tired of just scraping by month after month, or of carrying a balance on one or more credit cards. It’s frustrating to never see the […]

How Did Our Parents Manage It All?

February 12th, 2013 posted by Mia Cronan

175 Easy-To-Do Thanksgiving Crafts Every so often, I ask my mother how they did it all back in the 50’s, 60’s, and 70’s when we were small. My parents raised […]

Wombsong Prenatal Soundsystem

February 12th, 2013 posted by Mia Cronan

click for more info If you’re expecting a baby, and you’d like to begin your relationship as soon as possible, the WombSong, from Munchkin, Inc., is the perfect tool to […]

How to Say It To Your Kids & How To Say It To Teens

February 12th, 2013 posted by Mia Cronan

The Right Words to Solve Problems, Soothe Feelings, and Teach Values click for more info No family is totally void of touchy issues, tragedy, or times of trouble. This book […]

I Don’t Have to Make Everything All Better

February 12th, 2013 posted by Mia Cronan

Six practical principles that empower others to solve their own problems while enriching your relationships. click for more info In this day and age when we try to read everything […]

Raising a Thinking Preteen

February 12th, 2013 posted by Mia Cronan

The “I Can Problem Solve” program for 8- to 12-year-olds click for more info What does the title suggest to you? It told me that I was going to read […]

The Price of Motherhood:

February 12th, 2013 posted by Mia Cronan

click for more info “Why the Most Important Job in the World is Still the Least Valued.” Ann Crittenden takes a new and intelligent approach to the topic of motherhood […]

What Children Learn from Their Parents’ Marriage

February 12th, 2013 posted by Mia Cronan

click for more info “It may be your marriage,” say Siegel, “but it is your child’s blueprint for intimate relationships he will form as an adult.” After being married for […]

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Parents are always looking for ways to sneak some vegetables into their child’s diet. Well, unless your kids are avid carrot lovers, just call these orange ice pops — they’ll […]