Parenting

Raise awesome kids without breaking the bank or losing your sanity. Find frugal fun activities, strategies to afford college, and tips to navigate this crazy ride called motherhood.

Teaching Your Kids to Be Independent in the Kitchen

Download on Apple Podcasts Listen on Spotify Why You’ve Got to Listen to This Episode… In this episode, I’m talking with Erin Chase, founder of $5 Dinners and MyFreezEasy. Her new project Whis-Kid, which was born out of the COVID shutdown, is helping give thousands of kids an important life skill—healthy, affordable cooking—and can create …

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How to Raise Confident and Entrepreneurial Kids

Download on Apple Podcasts Listen on Spotify Download the Transcript Why You’ve Got to Listen to This Episode… In today’s episode, I’m talking with Leah Remillet from The CEO Kid. Leah is an international speaker and trainer specializing in business growth without compromise. Her mission is to activate leadership and business skills in kids to …

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Helping Your Teen Understand Their Options After High School

Imagine this: You’re 18 years old, and all your life you’ve been told what to do by your parents, teachers, and coaches. Now, all of a sudden, it’s entirely up to you. You, and you alone, have to make all the choices about your life and options after high school. Sounds extremely stressful and daunting, …

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9 Creative Ways to Celebrate Read Across America Day

“Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not.” – Dr. Seuss Mark your calendars for Read Across America Day: Saturday, March 2nd! This is also the birthday of the well-known children’s author Dr. Seuss. Read Across America Day is the brainchild of the National Education Association …

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30 Lovable Valentine’s Day Activities for Kids

Crafts with kids can get a little messy, but watching them learn and create – without having to spend much money – is so worth it. This Valentine’s Day, celebrate with your kiddos by breaking out some fun new crafts and activities. There are lots of options out there for different red and pink, sparkly, …

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39 Fantastic, Frugal Indoor Activities for Kids This Winter

It’s that time of year again.  It’s the time of year when days are shorter, nights are longer, and, the worst of it, – your kids are stuck indoors. I love my kiddos dearly, but at this time of year, I can’t stand to hear them proclaim “I’m bored” one more time.  On the other …

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How Running an At Home Daycare Changed My Life

First-time parents stagger under the weight of learning to care for their first child. We were no exception. But yet, we were an exception. Our oldest son displayed several health issues almost immediately. Eczema, asthma, major allergies. As any mom of a child with health issues knows, handling these issues take more than extra time …

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