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Perfect Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Mother’s Day is less than a month away, so it’s time to start thinking about ways to show the moms in your life how much you care. Whether you need the perfect gift for your mom, wife, or mother-in-law, here are some tips to make their day extra special. 1. Do Her Chores Nothing says … Continue reading »

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Are Hostels the Best Lodging Option for Families?

Until recently, hostels had a reputation for being somewhat unorganized and unclean. Backpacking travelers could save significant money by shacking up with strangers in bunk-style quarters, hoping not to encounter bed bugs or roommates with sticky fingers along the way. Though hostels haven’t exactly caught on in the U.S., budget-conscious travelers can pay as little … Continue reading »

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How To Make Cooking As A Family A Fun Experience

Preparing meals in the home is one task many parents handle on their own. By involving their children and inviting them to be hands-on in the process, parents can create a new opportunity for bonding. This provides families the opportunity to bond and spend time together in a healthy and fun way. But do you … Continue reading »

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How to Find the Perfect Wedding Cake

Your wedding cake is probably one of the most important things you plan for your special day, next to the dress and the venue. You’d like to ensure you have something elegant, fresh, delicious, and affordable. Begin by planning ahead. Start shopping for a baker 4-6 months ahead of time if possible. This gives you … Continue reading »

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Wedding Tent Ideas

Outdoor weddings have been popular for years, but many brides-to-be remain concerned about bad weather putting a damper on their special day. If you’re planning on saying your vows outdoors but don’t want to take any chances, one of the best ways to ensure you’re not rained out is to set up tents to cover … Continue reading »

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Build Real Self-Esteem by Letting Your Kids Take Risks

Everyone remembers that Steve Jobs was the CEO of Apple. However, many people may not remember that in 1985, Steve Jobs was fired from Apple. When he was rehired, he piloted Apple into the stratosphere and launched a mobile computing revolution. So what does the story of Steve Jobs have to do with parenting? Too … Continue reading »

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Blogging With The Family

If you’re looking for a great way to bond with your family, maintaining a family blog can be a great way to do that. It can teach your kids the value of working together and help keep them openly communicating with you about their lives and what they are interested in. It can even help … Continue reading »

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Birth Order and Banking

A financial organization in Texas has uncovered research data that suggests where you are in family birth order may affect how you handle money and what type of career you are likely to have. Whether you are the oldest or the youngest or somewhere in between, just the simple fact of being born before or … Continue reading »

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Holiday Travel Planning Tips For You

Whether through flight or via road trip, holiday travel is becoming more and more common. With extra holidays built into the work schedule, the kids off school, and snow pounding its way to your doorstep, this is a great time to take off to somewhere warm and tropical. Planning a holiday vacation does take a … Continue reading »

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Holiday Shopping Trends for 2011

Everyone knows that the holidays mean shopping, but shopping trends can be different from year to year. Understanding the 2011 shopping trends will help you plan your strategy as you hit the stores this holiday season. One trend that many people are noticing is a smaller inventory for the hottest items. If your kid has … Continue reading »

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