How to Stay Out of Debt During the Holidays

How to Stay Out of Debt During the Holidays

The holiday season is quite magical. For both young and old, this time of year holds so much joy. But for many, it also holds so much debt! Last year, Americans racked up an average of $1,000 in holiday debt.

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How to Keep Your Stress Level Low During the Holidays

How to Keep Your Stress Level Low During the Holidays

“It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year” could probably just as easily be called the most stressful time of the year. Due to financial strain, holiday parties and events, travel, out of town guests and difficult family dynamics - the holiday season can bring on a lot of stress and anxiety.

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Thanksgiving Activities That Teach Kids To Have Hearts of Gratitude

Thanksgiving Activities That Teach Kids To Have Hearts of Gratitude

Being grateful requires an awareness of the things you have or as we often here them called, your blessings. Raising kids to have hearts of gratitude takes being intentional about teaching them to see what they have instead of what they do not.

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Get Ready to Rock With the Best Toy for Your Preschooler

Get Ready to Rock With the Best Toy for Your Preschooler

I have a love-hate relationship with toys. It’s not that I don’t like toys but they accumulate like nothing I’ve ever seen before even when I actively try to keep the chaos down by regularly purging and carefully curating a wish list for Christmas and my son’s birthday. (Yes, really.) So, needless to say, I’m pretty picky when it comes to choosing toys for my son. I have two primary requirements: educational and compact or at the very least, easy to store in the closet.

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8 Ways To Make Holiday Cash Fast

8 Ways To Make Holiday Cash Fast

While the holiday season brings on many wonderful things, it can also bring on a lot of stress. Especially in the area of finances. Gifts, parties, holiday attire, ugly Christmas sweaters, cards, tips... the extra expenses can really pile on quickly. Well, it's definitely not too late!  Here are some ways that you can make cash fast. 

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Simple Ways To Make a Single Mom's Mother's Day Extra Special

 Simple Ways To Make a Single Mom's Mother's Day Extra Special

Whatever the reason or whatever her story, the single mom may not experience the celebration of Mother's Day in the same way as most mothers with partners.

She probably won't get breakfast in bed, flowers or even a gift. It's not likely that she'll get the afternoon off to have some "me" time or be told "Happy Mother's Day" from the person she created humans with. 

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Simple St. Patrick's Day Activity That Toddlers Will Love

Simple St. Patrick's Day Activity That Toddlers Will Love

It's time to go green and I don't mean turning in your recyclables (but, that's a good thing, you should totally do that). St. Patrick's Day is fast approaching, which means it's time to bring out the green attire, green dye and, of course, the green inspired activities and crafts! I have an extremely easy Sticky Shamrock activity to share with you that is perfect for toddlers and preschoolers. 

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Celebrate Love With These Kid-Approved Valentine's Day Traditions

Celebrate Love With These Kid-Approved Valentine's Day Traditions

I've always been a fan of Valentine's Day and not as a romantic holiday. I think it's because my parents always made it a special day for us, they made it about family and showing love to one another. I know, I know, we can show each other love any day (and we should) but I don't think you can ever go wrong with a special day that's all about expressing our love. I appreciated how my parents celebrated Valentine's Day with us and I plan to do the same with my son.

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The 10 Ugliest of The Ugly Christmas Sweaters on Amazon

The 10 Ugliest of The Ugly Christmas Sweaters on Amazon

Will you be attending an ugly sweater Christmas party this year? Don't have time to scour every thrift store in town or make your own? Well, then, you've come to the right place! I've spent entirely too much time on Amazon (like I have nothing better to do) to round up the ugliest of the ugly Christmas sweaters. 

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