15 Breakfast Ideas for on the Go!

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15 Breakfast Ideas for on the Go! We all know mornings can be hectic. When  you add kids to the mix, your mornings can get downright chaotic. Everyone needs to get dressed, find lost backpacks and shoes, make lunches, do their hair,and everyone is fighting for a position in front of that mirror. While I can't help you with dividing up mirror time, I do have some ideas  for grabbing a quick breakfast on the go. The 15 ideas below should get you pointed in the right direction(without having ...

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How to Get your Kids to Eat Vegetables

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How to Get your Kids to Eat Vegetables We all know that eating vegetables are good for you, But how do you get your kids to actually eat them? This is a problem that I'm sure most parents have faced at some point. Lucky for me, my little girl loves her veggies, and usually eats them first! It wasn't always like that though! It took some time and a few late nights at the table. Here are some tips and tricks on how to get your kids to eat vegetables! Tips on how to get your kids ...

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Easy Weeknight Dinners: A Collection of Ideas

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Easy Weeknight Dinner Ideas Easy Weeknight Dinners:Weeknights for most families are busy! I only have 1 child and I am busy enough. Anything that will make my life a little easier is definitely worth sharing, so I thought I would share this with you.  Easy Weeknight Dinners: A collection of Ideas. These ideas are great for the family-on-the-go, or the mom that is worn out and doesn't want to play short order cook for the picky kids again. We've all done it. We've pulled into that ...

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Living on 30000 or Less: Raising a Large Family

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Living on 30000 or Less Raising a Large Family on Less Than $30,000 Raising a Large Family Raising a family, large or small, can be a difficult task no matter where you come from or your position in society or in your community. I have a large family of 10 when everyone is together, so I am always looking for a good deal or a way to save money, there just never seems to be enough of it no matter how hard we all try. ...

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Fun and Cheap Spring Break Staycation Ideas

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Spring Break Staycation It’s that time of year again – Spring Break. It’s the one week all school-age students have in the back of their minds once Christmas break is over, the one week during the spring semester that students get to be free. It’s fun for them…but what about for you, the parents? How do you keep your children entertained during their free week? Here are some ideas to have a fun, relatively cheap Spring Break Staycation ideas that keep you close to home without boring the ...

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Spring Break Staycation

Spring Break Staycation

Spring Break Staycation Ideas Unfortunately, spring break isn't always filled with trips to a sandy beach, a certain mouse, or the ski slopes. For some of us, it's about staying home and enjoying the solitude. Well, maybe it's more about trying to find ways to keep the kids entertained for a whole week at home without losing our sanity or busting the budget! Here are some ideas that will hopefully put a little spring in your spring break staycation and keep everyone content! ...

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Living on 30000 or Less: 10 Frugal Living Ideas

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Frugal Living Ideas Living on 30000 or Less 10 Frugal Living Ideas As a full-time stay at home Mom and full-time college student, saving money is extremely important and beneficial to our family. Over the past several years I have learned different ways that our family can get all the bills paid, buy groceries for the month, have extra money for entertainment and put a little away in savings. Here are 10 Frugal Living Ideas to help your family live on an annual income of $30,000 or less ...

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Budget-Friendly Ways to Prep Your Child for Kindergarten

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Kindergarten Here are tips to get your little ones ready for kindergarten! 1.       Boost the Mind: Reading skills and a base knowledge of words is the most important introductory skill you can teach your child. Reading Eggs is approved by educators everywhere and utilized by thousands of elementary schools all over the country. All aspects of reading comprehension are covered in this software including visual, auditory and kinesthetic. By using a variety of learning concepts done with ...

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Financial Success

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Financial Success Financial Success is the meaning behind the mailbox. It all started over 4 years ago. We found out we were having a baby. That was a wonderful gift. Then the mommy guilt set in. We were able to provide for our first child but not for our second. I do not mean the necessities I mean the extra gift I wanted to give. You see I am a teacher by trade and I believe one of the greatest gifts you can provide for your child is an education. I believe that planning for our children's ...

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Spring into Savings: Free Yourself from Cable and Satellite

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Free Yourself from Cable and save big! Spring is approaching faster than I would like but it is not the weather I dread but the Spring Cleaning. I always make my list of things I need to do and it seems to be Fall before I get them all done. This year I have decided to take a different approach to Spring Cleaning and will not be focusing on my house but my checkbook. I am very detailed when it comes to our monthly financials. I know when everything is due, how much is due, what check it ...

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