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7 Parenting Mistakes Everyone Makes But No One Talks About

Child pointing out parenting mistakes everyone makes
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 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.

8 Things I Learned About Money After Getting Married

For better or worse, marriage means learning how to manage money with a partner.

7 Smart Ways to Save on Maternity Clothes

No need to finance a whole new wardrobe with a baby on board! Save big on maternity clothes to stay frugal and fashionable.

4 Bad Money Habits You're Teaching Your Kids

Kids are little sponges that soak up every subconscious lesson — including our awful money habits.

5 Affordable Alternatives to Pet Boarding

You'd like to take a little trip, but boarding the family pets is pricey. It doesn't have to be.

10 Ways to Keep Your Kid's Prom From Ruining Your Budget

It's prom season, moms and dads! Here's how to save major green on your kid's big night.

17 Part-Time Jobs to Do While Your Kids Are at School

While the kids are away, SAHMs and SAHDs can earn some extra pay!

The 8 Best Pets for Frugal Animal Lovers

Caring for a pet can end up costing a lot. Take in one of these no frills furry (or scaled or shelled) friends at a fraction of the cost of Fido.