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Dads Who Do Dishes Raise Ambitious Daughters (and 4 Other Ways Any Parent Can Help Their Kid Succeed)

A recent study found that daughters of fathers who help with household chores are more ambitious. Try more ways to encourage children to aim high.

7 Ways Immaturity Can Make You Happier and More Successful

While kids are sopping up lessons from their elders, adults would be wise to learn something in return. Here's what you can learn from kids.

7 Strategies for Controlling Toy Clutter

Keep your home clean AND your kid happy with these tricks for corralling your child's clutter.

Save on School Expenses Without Ruining Your Kid's Childhood

From music lessons to fundraisers and more, even public school expenses can cost you nearly $20,000 per child. Here's how to cut costs.

Great Financial Gifts for Children

Financial management is one of the most important lessons you can teach children — start early with these great (and fun!) financial gifts for kids.

5 Simple Ways to Get Big Back-to-School Savings

It seems like back-to-school "must buy" lists get longer every year, but that doesn't mean this end-of-summer shopping tradition has to empty your wallet.

Ask the Readers: How Do You Save on Kids Toys?

Tell us how you save on kids toys and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Best Money Tips: Should You Discuss Money in Front of Your Kids?

Today we found some awesome articles on discussing money in front of your kids, ways to make $50 in a day, and ways to get out of debt.

8 Ways to Reuse a Comforter Bag

New comforters arrive in study, zippered bags that beg to be reused. From the garden to the car and more, discover all the ways to give new life to these bags.

25 Ways to Entertain Your Child for Free or Cheap

You don't need to buy expensive toys or costly movie tickets to keep your young one occupied. Just try one of these frugal, fun ways to entertain your kid.

5 Home and Family Items to Avoid Buying Used

Generally, buying used is a smart decision. But from car seats to pet supplies, there are some items that you're always better off buying new.

7 Important Lessons Frugal Parents Teach Their Children

Being frugal can make us feel like we're depriving our kids sometimes. But frugal parenting can provide so much more than any fancy toy ever could.

Five "Jobs" for Children

Is your child too young to get a real job? These five entrepreneurial activities are great ways for kids to earn their allowances and raise cash.

Surefire Ways to Save on Summer Camp Costs

Your kids can have a blast at summer camp. Even better, you can send them there without also saying goodbye to loads of cash. Learn how.

Save Money by Investing in Your Children

Finances are certainly not the most valuable thing gained from having a good relationship with your children, but it is definitely a benefit!

Bank of Mom and Dad: Could Tough Love Cure Financial Irresponsibility?

A new show named Bank of Mom and Dad just premiered on 9/30/09 on SOAPnet. This show chronicles parents who attempt to reform their financially irresponsible adult children by movi

Start The School Year Off Right: A Few Frugal Tips for Getting Through the Fall

School clothes, school supplies, sign-up fees and more: the cost of education, whether public or private, seems to go up every year. As long as it's for your son or daughter's educ

Having a baby? Nine financial considerations for new parents

My friend recently had a baby girl and she told me about the costs for a normal pregnancy and delivery. To say the least I was a bit flabbergasted that over $25000 was charged for

Treat yourself like a child to be more grown up

This post is about repurposing a trick that grown-ups use to manage a child's wants. You know the one. It starts with pointing at a substitute. Then, the grown-up frames one of

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