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6 Ways to Save on Groceries Without Clipping Coupons

Posted December 28, 2015 by David James

Clipping coupons is one way to save money at the grocery store. But have you tried these other options?

How to Have More Money in Your Wallet at the End of Each Month

Posted December 21, 2015 by David James

Need a little extra money in your pocket each month? Here are nine ways to save some much-needed cash.

What to Do With Your Kids' Christmas Cash

Posted December 17, 2015 by David James

Some Christmas cash might be coming your kids' way. What is the best use for that money? Here are some options.

How to Teach Children Holiday Manners

Posted December 16, 2015 by David James

Christmas is the perfect time to teach your kids the importance of having proper manners. Here's how to do it.

12 Ways to Make Christmas More Magical for Kids

Posted December 13, 2015 by David James

Christmas is a magical time, especially for kids. Help instill the wonder with these family activities.

How to Never Eat Fast Food Again in 6 Easy Steps

Posted December 13, 2015 by David James

Buying fast food for you and your kids is often the easy choice. But there are ways to avoid it. Here's how.

7 Ways to Motivate Your Kids to Do Their Homework

Posted December 3, 2015 by David James

Kids and homework can be like oil and water. Here are some ways to motivate your kids to get their homework done.

A Handy Grocery Store Meltdown Survival Guide For Parents

Posted December 1, 2015 by David James

When you take children to the grocery store, there will be meltdowns. This survival guide is the only way to survive them.

7 Questions to Ask Your Child's Teacher Before Holiday Break

Posted November 25, 2015 by David James

Holiday break is coming soon. It's a great chance for your child to get ahead on schoolwork. Ask your child's teacher's these questions to help them.

A Parent's Take on the WHO Processed Food Report

Posted November 24, 2015 by David James

That recent report on processed foods, like hot dogs and bacon, being linked to cancer caused some tough discussions in our house. Here's why.

5 Tips to Help Parents Prep for the Holiday Season Rush

Posted November 10, 2015 by David James

The big three holidays are almost upon us. It's time for parents to prepare with these tips.

13 Chores Kids Can Do After School

Posted November 9, 2015 by David James

Kids have lots of demands on their time. One thing you should add to their busy schedule is chores.

7 Ways to Make Money This Holiday Season

Posted November 8, 2015 by David James

The holidays are just a few months away. That means you might need some extra cash. Here are some ways to earn it.

5 Ways for Working Parents to Be Involved With Their Child's School

Posted November 2, 2015 by David James

There are ways for working parents to be involved in their child's classroom and school activities. Here's how.

Working Dads: How to Avoid Work Becoming Your Whole Life

Posted October 27, 2015 by David James

Balancing work and home life is a daily challenge. Follow these tips to make it easier.

7 Early Morning Time Savers for Busy Families

Posted October 25, 2015 by David James

The morning rush hour begins at home as we head to school and work. Here are ways to make your mornings easier.

7 Ways to Protect Our Kids From Online Predators

Posted October 21, 2015 by David James

It's a full-time job for parents to keep kids safe online. Here are some tips to help.

Why Halloween Is as Much Fun for Parents as It Is for Kids

Posted October 14, 2015 by David James

One dad gets real about stealing his kids' Halloween candy.

10 Ways to Better Manage Your Time as a Busy Parent

Posted September 29, 2015 by David James

We could all use more time to get things done. Here are some tips to manage your time better to cross items off your to-do list.

The Flu Shot: Why Our Family Has Always Skipped It

Posted September 27, 2015 by David James

This is why we've always skipped the flu shot, and why we know we need it now.