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Fun Family Activities That Dad Will Love

Posted June 13, 2011 by Sonja Stewart

Getting your family out for an adventure with dad can be a breeze. Just pay attention to what he likes and make it family friendly. Here are some ideas you can try to get him motivated.

Fun and Educational Summer Activities for Kids of All Ages

Posted June 12, 2011 by Rhonda Franz

Being out of school frees up time for children to get involved in bunch of educational and fun activities. Check out the ideas here, and share your own with our readers. What do your kids do in the summer?

How to Plan a Great (and Cheap) Summer Birthday Party: Party Supplies

Posted June 11, 2011 by Sharon Rowley

This is the final article in a 4 part series on how to plan a fantastic summer birthday celebration that will create a magical day for your child without costing you a lot of money. Today we focus on pulling together all of the party supplies that you'll need to host your party!

How to Plan a Great (and Cheap) Summer Birthday Party: Activities

Posted June 10, 2011 by Sharon Rowley

This is the third article in a 4 part series on how to plan a fantastic summer birthday celebration that will create a magical day for your child without costing you a lot of money. Today we focus on how to put together a schedule of events and activities for your child's big day!

How to Plan a Great (and Cheap) Summer Birthday Party: Themes

Posted June 8, 2011 by Sharon Rowley

This is the second article in a 4 part series on how to plan a fantastic summer birthday celebration that will create a magical day for your child without costing you a lot of money. Today we talk about how to pick a great theme for your party!

How to Plan a Great (and Cheap) Summer Birthday Party

Posted June 7, 2011 by Sharon Rowley

This is the first article in a 4-part series on how to plan a fantastic summer birthday celebration that will create a magical day for your child without costing you a lot of money. Today we focus on how to pick the right date, time, and location for your celebration.

Science Fair Projects to Try at Home: The Weather

Posted June 6, 2011 by Sonja Stewart

Get your child interested in science by trying these fun experiments at home. Learn how to make a tornado and a cloud inside recycled 2-liter bottles.

Ready for Meatless Mondays? 5 Tips for Going Vegetarian

Posted June 5, 2011 by Katrina Simeck

Dedicate one day a week to meatless meals to improve your family's health.

Celebrating What Your Child Can Do

Posted June 4, 2011 by Nancy Flanders

It is easy to get caught up in all of the things your child with special needs can't do. Focusing on the good and celebrating who your child is will help her to grow and help you to cope.

Unique Father's Day Gifts That Don't Break the Bank

Posted June 1, 2011 by Kelli Robinson

This Father's Day, don't give into temptation and give dad another tie he doesn't need. Think creative and cheap and you'll come up with a Father's Day gift that's a keeper!

7 Fun Meal Ideas for Picky Eaters

Posted May 30, 2011 by Sonja Stewart

Facing mealtimes with a picky eater doesn't have to be disastrous. Just add a little fun to the recipe with these simple meal ideas.

Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month Roundup

Posted May 30, 2011 by Nancy Flanders

Cystic Fibrosis is the most common life-threatening genetic condition in the United States, and May is CF Awareness Month. Know the symptoms, learn the facts, and get some tips because someone you know may be suffering undiagnosed.

Explore the Lewis and Clark Trail for a Historical Family Vacation

Posted May 29, 2011 by Sonja Stewart

Take your family on a historical adventure on the Lewis and Clark trail. With so many cities to explore, there's bound to be one near you.

Spectacular Summer Science: The May Education Roundup

Posted May 28, 2011 by Rhonda Franz

Do not let your children's mind get dull this summer. Keep them educated (and hopefully out of trouble)with plenty of learning. Round up the materials and get outside for fun and educational science projects.

Working Moms and Stay-at-Home Moms: Can't We All Just Get Along?

Posted May 27, 2011 by Sonja Stewart

Working moms and stay-at-home moms, unite! We need a unified front to win the battle of mommy-hood. Besides, it's always much more fun to get along.

ProSquad: Naps and Birth Culture

Posted May 27, 2011 by Lela Davidson

Welcome to the ProSquad! Every week we'll be checking in with our crack team of experts to find answers to parenting's trickiest dilemmas and hottest issues. This week we hear from our sleep expert about toddler naps, and our work-life balance expert talks about managing distractions when you work at home.

Decent Fast Food Options for Children

Posted May 26, 2011 by Rhonda Franz

We know the choice is typically not a healthy one, but sometimes stopping for fast food is a choice we make as parents. Use these tips and menu item ideas to keep the experience as healthy as possible.

High Calorie Snacks for Low Weight Kids

Posted May 25, 2011 by Nancy Flanders

Some children, like mine, struggle to gain weight. For these children, a diet full of calories and healthy fats is essential, and their lives may even depend on it. Adding high calorie snacks to their day is a great way to pack on the pounds.

Ways Kids Can Assist Tornado Victims

Posted May 23, 2011 by Kelli Robinson

Large corporations and organizations aren't the only ones who can assist victims of recent storms. You and your kids can,too!

How to Do a Girls' Night Out as a Mom

Posted May 22, 2011 by Sonja Stewart

Spend a night out with your favorite girls. All you need is a little planning and you can have a frugal night out that will refresh you until the next one.

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