parenting

The 5 Best Parenting Books

There are practically as many child-rearing books out there as there are children. Discover which ones are worthwhile.

3 Life Lessons I've Learned Since Becoming a Parent

For one writer, having her first child hasn't just taught her a lot about parenting — it's also provided some great lessons about life.

24 Tips for Having a Baby Without Going Broke

That little bundle of joy can cost you a big wad of cash. Discover great ways to give your baby everything she needs while saving a few bucks.

Ask The Readers: Should Kids Get Paid For Doing Chores?

Tell us if kids should get paid for chores and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card and a hilarious new book, "Blacklisted from the PTA."

How Parents Save Money at Costco

Raising kids isn’t cheap, but shopping at Costco can help parents cut costs on everything from infant formula to toys.

How Parents Can Use Cloud Computing to Help With Homework

Additional tutoring by parents outside of school hours is invaluable for children, and cloud computing can help parents interact with their children in entirely new ways.

Ask the Readers: What's Your Favorite Childhood Memory? (Win $100)

Tell us your parenting tips or childhood memories for a chance to win $100 Amazon GC!  

8 Tips to Help Your Teenager Become Credit Smart

Now that I am a mother of two teenagers, credit card abuse is one of the first dangers of financial common sense that I discussed with them. Here are 8 tips to help your teenager p

Budgeting Tricks for Parents

Being a parent, you may be able to admit (at least to yourself) that you enjoy indulging your children even if it is to the detriment of your budget. Here are some tips to help you

Can You Afford to Have a Baby?

Here are some financial considerations to plan and account for prior to sprouting your own little guys.

Having a baby? Nine financial considerations for new parents

My friend recently had a baby girl and she told me about the costs for a normal pregnancy and delivery. To say the least I was a bit flabbergasted that over $25000 was charged for

The Cost of Giving Baby a Bad Name

Americans (and many other cultures) have always enjoyed the artistic license of being able to name their children whatever they fancy. When nam

Mom and Dad, Your Financial Decisions Matter

With Mother's Day in the recent past and Father's Day two days ago, I wanted to give credit where credit is due and encourage all the parents out there who are trying to teach their kids about money. Those things you're doing at home? [more]

Thanks, Mom

My mom is awesome. There, I've said it. My mom is really one of the best moms that anyone could ever hope for. She's always there to talk, she's fun to have around, and my whole family is really good about helping each other out. [more]