kids

This Year’s Hot Toy is Next Year’s Trash

Our commitment to saving money has always prevented my family from buying the current year’s “Hot” toys. Every year that I hold tight to the de

Go Ahead -- Take Candy From a Baby

One frugal mom recycles that Halloween loot for the Christmas stockings. Even if you don't go that far, now is the time to start thinking about stocking-stuffer sweets.

McDonald's Treats for Less Than a Dime -- Chicago Area

One-dollar coupon books give kids three pies, three cookies, three cones and three fries or apple dippers.

Pursuing Interests: Free to $1K+

Pursuing interests and learning new things can be costly or not, depending on your interests, what is available in your community or online, and how flexible your schedule is. If y

Crocs bite! Shoes pose danger on escalators.

How many of you think Crocs are just the best thing since sliced bread? I'd have to put my hand up, too. [more]

Summer Reading Made Easy

If you're a mom, dad, grandma, granddad, aunt, uncle, big sister, big brother, friend, or tutor, you will most likely find yourself spending time with a child this summer. [more]

Free Children's Book from Barnes and Noble

Barnes and Noble is giving away free children's books from May 29th to September 2nd, 2007. To qualify for the promotion, have your kids read any eight books and write down their favorite bits from each book on a journal provided by Barnes and Noble. [more]

Mind Over Math - Believing It Makes It So

There are many, many web sites that are devoted to helping you find actvities for your kids that boost their brain power. [more]