How to Make 4 Holiday Kids Crafts (That are Actually Useful)
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How to Make 4 Holiday Kids Crafts (That are Actually Useful)

by Craig Sutton  •  December 22, 2016
The holiday season is great for spending time together and celebrating all the wonders of the season. The cold weather and winds make the perfect excuse to stay inside and do some holiday crafts! However, your child may create multiple masterpieces, which then leaves you with this dilemma: how can you put them to good use? Below are four crafts that you will actually use and want to show off in your home.
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How to Involve Children in Christmas Gift Giving
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How to Involve Children in Christmas Gift Giving

by Craig Sutton  •  December 15, 2016
The holiday season has become more and more commercialized in recent years, making it harder to hold onto the true meaning of Christmas and the holiday season. Although you can’t alter society’s take on the holidays, there are some things you can do to involve your children in gift giving.
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Should I Give My Nanny a Christmas Bonus or Christmas Gift?
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Should I Give My Nanny a Christmas Bonus or Christmas Gift?

by Martha Scully  •  December 09, 2016
Your nanny is an integral member of your household. While you're at work, they take on the task of educating and caring for your children. Some nannies also tackle light housework, prepare meals and generally act as the glue that keeps your household running smoothly. If you like your current nanny and don't want to deal with a revolving door of replacements, you need to show appreciation. But how do you do that? We get a lot of questions about bonuses versus gifts and what you should be doin...
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How to Explain the Importance of Remembrance Day to Kids
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How to Explain the Importance of Remembrance Day to Kids

by Craig Sutton  •  November 02, 2016
Teaching kids about the significance of Remembrance Day (also known as Veterans Day) is very important. Not only will children be inquisitive about what all the poppies they see at this time of year but also because it is one of the most important days in our history. Obviously, considering the graphic nature of war, it’s also important to teach kids about Remembrance Day in an age appropriate manner.
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3 Delicious Pumpkin Recipes for Your Halloween Leftovers
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3 Delicious Pumpkin Recipes for Your Halloween Leftovers

by Jess Sugar  •  October 28, 2016
Halloween is around the corner, once the candles are blown out in your jack o’lanterns, frugal minded parents may wonder what to do with all of that leftover pumpkin? Did you know that pumpkin packs a substantial punch in terms of health benefits? So instead of throwing out all that goodness here are 3 delicious recipes that go beyond the standard roasting of the seeds.
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Halloween Road Safety Tips for Drivers & Trick or Treaters
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Halloween Road Safety Tips for Drivers & Trick or Treaters

by Martha Scully  •  October 12, 2016
People often have their mind on other things when driving, on Halloween, traffic volumes are greater than normal, everyone is trying to get home at the same time, and it’s starting to get dark earlier in the evening. This combination of factors is a recipe for disaster if we don’t make road safety a priority. To ensure your Halloween is a fun and safe one, we’ve put together a series of Halloween safety tips for drivers and trick or treaters alike.
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10 Home Safety Tips for a Happy & Accident Free Halloween
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10 Home Safety Tips for a Happy & Accident Free Halloween

by Martha Scully  •  October 10, 2016
With everyone caught up with finding the perfect costume, deciding on where to take the kids trick or treating and getting the decorations up in time for the big day, the days leading up to Halloween can be extremely busy, making it easy to overlook simple things that could actually be big safety hazards around the house. The following list of Halloween home safety tips will help you be more prepared and proactive in preventing accidents before they happen.
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10 Tips for Hosting a Stress-free & Successful Thanksgiving Dinner
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10 Tips for Hosting a Stress-free & Successful Thanksgiving Dinner

by Martha Scully  •  October 05, 2016
Thanksgiving is the first major holiday of the fall season and a sign that cooler weather is on the way. It’s a great holiday for spending time with friends and family, watching football (or hockey, if you prefer), and enjoying delicious fall food such as pumpkin pie, turkey, and stuffing. Unlike other holidays, Thanksgiving is all about the meal – something that can put a lot of pressure on the host to deliver. We want to impress our guests, have them leaving with full bellies and raving ...
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