Flying with a Toddler-Tips from a mom who has been there (and back again)

 By Jennifer Lindqust  My husband's job requires him to travel and moved us overseas when my daughter was six months old. As a result, my daughter is a world traveler. Suffice it to say, I have learned through trial and much error (I still shudder over the great goldfish spill of Oct. 2014) great ways to keep a little one entertained and comfortable on a long long airplane ride.  Containers and snacks One of the most important things I have learned flying with a toddler is to pack more snacks than you think they could eat and divvy them up...

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How to motivate your child to brush their teeth

By Monica Guthrie    Sometimes my youngest son is perfect. He does everything I ask and he does it with lots and lots of laughter and smiles. It fills me with joy and it’s those moments that I’m truly happy to be a mother. But sometimes my son is … well… a child. Take, for example, our nightly teeth-brushing ritual. It’s the same thing every night. About a half hour before bed we start to wind down – and the first thing we do is brush our teeth. While occasionally he cooperates, most of the time you’d think I asked...

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Living Well on A Budget

By Marla Bautista I am a mom of three wonderful children, who are growing at an uncontrollable rate!  Maintaining a budget, especially a food budget, is nothing short of a miracle.  In this article, I am going to give you some tricks and tips to make your money stretch to infinity and beyond…okay not really, but at least until the next pay period. I use a few different apps to help me find the best deals on products, I like Flipp (Store ads all in one place).  I also follow Dave Ramsey (https://www.facebook.com/daveramsey/) on Facebook because his tips on saving...

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