December 2010

7 Tips on Buying the Cheapest Car Possible

December 19, 2010

Even for frugal parents sometimes there’s just no way around it… You need wheels to get around. To daycare. To the grocery store. To work. To the laundromat. But the hard reality is that not everyone can afford a vehicle to get them from place to place… Especially low-income families! It actually costs more to […]

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Relief During Allergey Season

December 19, 2010

The allergy season is rapidly approaching! In America, over 50 million people have some form of allergies and about 50% of those react to more than one allergen. Allergy conditions are considered to a leading chronic disease where 2/3 of those affected are adult and 1/3 are children. Allergies are largely reactions from the food […]

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11 Winter Safety Tips

December 17, 2010

The holidays are no time for tears, burns, or bruises. Follow these simple tips to avoid drama and damage this year and to make sure your kids have a joyful holiday season. Holiday Decorations If you’re going natural for the Christmas tree this year, try to go fresh, too. Dry trees with needles that fall […]

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The Little Things: De-Stressing for Busy Moms

December 16, 2010

Stressed out? Join the club, most moms are. When you have kids to care for, dinners to make, houses to clean, emails to answer, and work to do, it is hard not to feel stressed. Busy moms tend to feel more stressed than the average person because they do not take time to sit back […]

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When Does Your Child Need Braces?

December 15, 2010

Both of my young children, now eight and five years old, are thumb-suckers. Each time I take them to the dentist, we’re all reminded of the dental problems that this habit can create. As my kids grow and develop, my concerns regarding whether or not they’ll need braces or retainers have steadily increased. In our […]

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Permissive Parenting

December 15, 2010

With so many different parenting styles, how can you know which you emulate best? The following is a look at what it means to be a permissive parent. Permissive parents believe that loving their child is the biggest priority for parenting. They take the approach to parenting of showing their child love, and feeling loved, […]

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