Monthly Archives: July 2012

Great Wedding Gift Ideas

By Andrea K. Clark Okay, so you have a friend, relative or an acquaintance getting married but have no idea what to get them for a gift. If you’re like me, you put off getting wedding gifts until the last minute. I don’t do it on purpose, but other things just get in the way […]

Toddlers and Anger Management

Okay, it’s truth time: How many of you have a toddler that seems to spin out-of-control at the slightest frustration? I have to admit, this is a quality my son possesses. It’s one that my husband and I are working diligently to get under control, especially since he will be entering pre-k in the next […]

How to Teach Young Children How to Save Money

At some point, we realize (or we should) that our job as a parent isn’t just about providing food, clothing and shelter for our children, but it’s also about teaching them how to become responsible individuals so that they will be able to make smart and responsible decisions once they leave our homes as adults. […]

Keeping Kids Cool This Summer

By Andrea K. Clark As many of you know, most of the United States is experiencing an unusually high heat wave that extends from the Midwest all the way to the east coast and even into some of the Northern states. While a lot of people from the central U.S. are used to the triple […]

Preparing an Only Child for a New Baby

For the majority of parents, teaching an only child, or first born child, how to handle a new baby is something that we have to go through. This is something that I am going to have to go through in a couple of months as I have a 4 ½ year old son and will […]

Cheap Summer Activities for Young Children

By Andrea K. Clark If you have young children and stay home most of the time with them, then you know how hard it can be to get through the summer months. It’s just difficult finding activities that will keep your children entertained on their days off, while sticking to your budget. And sticking to […]

Traveling to Long Distance Weddings by Car

How to make kids feel comfortable during long distance drives. Every once in a while we all travel to a beloved friend or family member’s long distance wedding by car. This is especially true for those who have young children at home as the price of gasoline is much cheaper than plane tickets are in […]