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10 Time-Management Skills That Will Help Your Kid Win at School

Try teaching these crucial time-management skills at home and help keep your kids on the ball through the whole school year.

23 Relaxing Ways to Enjoy Your Kid's First Day at School

Summer vacation is finally over. Whatever will you do with the long, long hours between drop-off and pick-up?

6 Financial Mistakes to Stop Making by Age 40

By your 40s, personal finance shouldn't be a mystery. If you're still making these six money mistakes, it's time to enforce some changes.

6 Back-to-School Shopping Hacks for Big Savings

Back-to-school time means breaking out the wallet, but it can be a lot less hectic — and a lot cheaper — with some crib notes.

6 Terrible Things Science Says You Do to Your Kids

There's no exact science to raising kids — but most of us agree about what you shouldn't do. Are you guilty of these bad parenting habits?

14 Free or Cheap Toys That Will Make Your Kid Smarter

Make learning fun with these easy, affordable, and adorable DIY toys — your kids will love them and so will your budget.

20 Cheap Fun Things to Do With Kids This Weekend

Go on, let the kids enjoy their summer — it doesn't have to cost a fortune! Entertain them for free or close to it with these fun activities.

10 Life Skills for Working Moms

It's no secret balancing work and family takes skill — these life skills, in particular, should be mastered by every working mom.

15 Awesomely Fun Toys You Can DIY

Your little ones don't need pricey (and breakey) big-box playthings when you make their very own awesome toys at home.

5 Financial Pitfalls Stay-at-Home Parents Should Avoid

Staying home to raise little ones is often rewarding, but it comes at a financial price. Make sure you do it right!

7 Unexpected Ways Stay-at-Home Parents Save Big

Staying home with the kids means less income — and big savings, too. Find out how stay-at-home tops 9-to-5 when it comes to spending less.

10 Ways to Get a Good Workout... Even With Kids Around

Looking after little kids often means failing to lookout for yourself. Combine child care with quick workouts you can do almost anywhere.

6 Sibling Discounts That Can Save You Big

Kids are expensive, but if you've got more than one, you can score some great discounts. You just need to know how to ask.

5 Important Questions to Ask Before Adding to Your Family

Babies need more than just love and affection. Before expanding your family, find out what your budget can bear.

9 Child Care Purchases You Should Never Skimp On

The littler the kid, the bigger the expenses. Even when money is tight, it pays to shell out for these necessary kidcare products and services.

8 Ways Having Kids Makes You More Frugal

For some of us frugality is a choice. For the rest, it's a choice we're given — usually when we're blessed with a couple more mouths to feed.

11 Genius Storage Solutions for Your Kid's Room

Kids' stuff can clutter up your home fast. Keep it under control (at least for a while!) with some clever and frugal storage solutions.

20 Ways to Entertain Your Kids for Free

Mom! Dad! I'm bored! Not anymore with this list of fun — and free — games and activities that will entertain everybody.

The Easy Way to Set an Allowance That Won't Ruin Your Kid

Setting an allowance is complicated — you're teaching money values that will last a lifetime. Here's what to consider before you hand it over.

10 Homemade Child Products That Are Cheaper and Better Than Store Bought

Kid stuff is expensive! You'll save a lot and wind up with better kid stuff if you make these common products at home, instead of buy.