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7 Parenting Mistakes Everyone Makes But No One Talks About

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Even great parents make mistakes. Rest assured you aren't alone in these seven common mom and dad mess-ups.

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How to Keep Your Kid's Rich Friends From Ruining Your Budget

When your kid has a rich friend, it can be hard to keep them in a frugal mindset. Here's how to remedy that.

Calculate the "Stock Up Price" to Save on These Baby Essentials

Knowing the "stock up price" on these key baby essentials will help you keep more money in your pocket.

8 Best Sites to Help Your Kids Learn About Money

Money lessons can be, well, a little dry for younger minds. Make them fun with these interactive websites!

4 Top Money Lessons to Learn From Ruth Soukup's "Unstuffed"

Ruth Soukup's new book "Unstuffed" sheds light on how clutter affects more than just your space.

15 Little Known Ways to Save at Disneyland

That Mouse doesn't need all your money! Before you head to the happiest place on Earth, brush up these magical ways to save.

How to Put Your Spouse on a Budget Without Ruining Your Marriage

Get your spouse on the same financial page as you with these easy (and even fun!) budgeting tips.

How to Support Your Broke Parents

Your parents have always been there for you — but now they're the ones in a tough spot. Don't panic. Here's how you can help.

How to Sell Your Kid's Stuff at a Consignment Sale

Earn some extra money while killing clutter. Sell your used kid clothes and toys at consignment sales!

The 5 Best Pet Flea Medications

Keeping your pets flea-free during the summer isn't easy, but it can be. Just use any of these pet flea medications and those pesky fleas will remain at bay.

8 Reasons Frugal Families Love Boardgame Night

Running out of good family entertainment? It might time to add a weekly game night.

5 Financial Reasons Paid Parental Leave Is Essential for Moms and Dads

Paid parental leave benefits everyone involved — Mom, Dad, baby, and even businesses, too. So why do so few employers offer it?

7 Money Moves to Make as Soon as the Kids Move Out

High-five, empty nester! Your chicks have successfully spread their wings. Now it's time to get your finances back on track.

Don't Miss Out on This Easy Way to Pay for Child Care

Child care is expensive. Ease the burden by making use of one of your employer's tax-advantaged perks.

Best Kids Eat Free Restaurants

Knock dollars and cents off your tab by eating at one of these restaurants where kids score their meals for free.

How to Save Money on Child Care This Summer

Summer break is here, which can make your kids bounce off the walls and your finances cower in fear. Try these tips to save money on child care.

10 Money Lessons I Learned From Dad

Dads are a great source of knowledge. And when it comes to saving money, they always seem to know to steer us right. Happy Father's Day!

3 Smart Ways to Save on Father's Day

Father's Day spending is at a record-high, but here's how you can save money by getting Dad something he really wants.

How to Use New Toys to Teach Kids About Money

For savvy parents looking to teach valuable lessons in frugality, opportunities abound — even in the toybox.

How to Save Money on Kids' Activities

Balancing all of your kids' activities can be stressful — and expensive. Start getting creative about saving while your kids get creative about fun!

5 Frugal Living Truths Every Stay-at-Home-Parent Should Know

When the daily Stay-at-Home routine starts to wear thin, take heart. You're living — and teaching — some valuable frugal living truths.