Creative Valentines for Kids

“All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt.” –Charles M. Schulz. There’s no doubt about it, Valentine’s Day is full of love and chocolate—and if you have a house full of kids, it’s full of dozens of valentines, as well. Just remember, no rule says every valentine must contain a candy component. Here are some creative ideas to make your heartfelt contribution Read more ...

Keep Kids Busy During Summer

One month down, two to go. If summer vacation is starting to wear on your nerves and your pocketbook, then listen up! We have a list of freebies and discounts that will keep kids busy all summer long. During summer you can get some great deals on activities around town. From mini golf to movie theaters, you’ll find the deepest discounts on weekday mornings. Alleys across the country are offering Read more ...

Six Important Lessons for Financially Fit Kids

Financial responsibility is a life lesson our children can’t afford to miss, and since it’s not exactly required curriculum in most schools, it’s up to parents to teach kids how to handle money. No pressure. Here are six quick tips that can help you pass along some important financial lessons. Some chores should simply be part of a child’s household contribution, like making the bed Read more ...