Children are blessings, but raising them from birth to young adulthood can be expensive. Follow these tips to spend wisely and save money at every age.
There are practically as many child-rearing books out there as there are children. Discover which ones are worthwhile.
Father's Day isn't about pricey ties and expensive steaks; it's about honoring a man you love. Show how much you care with these frugal suggestions.
Sharing a single bathroom with a large family or several roommates isn't ideal. Here's how a family of seven (and growing!) makes it work.
Opportunities to develop financial literacy are closer than you think. Here are seven nearby places to gain practical skills with lifelong benefits.
Going on a date when you have kids can be expensive, but these creative, free babysitting alternatives will have the whole family looking forward to date night.
Lent a friend some money and still waiting to be repaid? Ask for your money back politely and frankly to keep both your money and your friends.
You probably already know (or, if you're not a parent, you've already guessed) that it costs a lot to raise a child. But just how much is "a lot"?
Keep your home clean AND your kid happy with these tricks for corralling your child's clutter.
When babysitting rates hit $14 per hour — per kid! — it's time to think about cheaper (but safe) ways for parents to get stuff done and have fun.
Check out these updated savings strategies for school books and supplies to give your child a rich curriculum on a modest budget.
"More expensive" definitely doesn't equal "better" when it comes to baby gifts. Bring one of these useful, frugal gifts to the next baby shower you attend.
Paying for preschool can feel overwhelming, but it doesn't have to be. Discover ways to get a great education for your child and without straining your wallet.
Visiting in-laws can be emotionally and physically draining. Learn ways to enjoy yourself and your family despite holiday and travel stress.
While you're busy preparing the food or cleaning the house for the in-laws, take advantage of these 30 crafty ways to distract the wee ones!
From giving handmade items to sharing experiences like storytelling nights, discover wonderful and different ways to celebrate the spirit of Chanukah.
Discover how one family of hoarders transitioned to a no-gift Christmas — and the amazing difference it made.
If you're stressed about making dinner, paying someone to plan your meals can be worth the cost in reducing stress — and it can reduce your grocery bill.
Tired of spending $30 on a single toy? Here are 10 super-fun toys and games you can make at home with common items.
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.
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