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Being a Mom oftentimes also means managing your household. That may mean budgeting, grocery shopping, cleaning, decorating, or a number of things in between. Find all of this and more in Home & Life.

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Enneagram Type 1: A Profile

Do you know your enneagram type? How about your child’s or your partner’s? This personality assessment can provide you with valuable insights about what motivates and drives you. Knowing which profiles match the most critical players in your life helps you improve your relationships.…

February 24, 2020
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Home & Life

Why Food Education in Schools Is So Important

For most of us, lunch was our favorite “subject” in school. But how many of us knew how the food was prepared or what was in the food we were eating? Home economics classes used to be a staple in high schools, but in…

January 23, 2020
Home & Life

9 Smart Financial Planning Tips for Your Family This Year

The new year is upon us, and if you’re like many, you’re making resolutions. Why not resolve to improve your financial planning for your family in 2020? If you don’t have clear financial goals, you’ll feel adrift when it comes to money. Plus, you…

December 30, 2019
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Home & Life

Advantages of a Budget For a Family of Four

It’s not just you anymore. Heck, it’s not just you and your partner, either. There are four family members, and all of you need certain things to get by. As one of the grown-ups, it’s up to you to figure out how you can…

November 6, 2019
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How to Budget for Child Care Expenses This Fall

We’ll cover our ears while you shout out any expletive that comes to mind — we know, you’ve just realized how much child care costs. It’s not a miscalculation, nor is it just a price spike in your city. On average, a year’s worth…

September 19, 2019
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How to Enjoy A Family Vacation on a Budget This Year

Whether you work full time or stay home to raise your family, it’s impossible not to catch yourself daydreaming about going on vacation. It’s so much fun to get away with the people you love most, but that’s difficult to do when you’re dealing…

July 18, 2019
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Home & Life

6 Family Budget Tips to Help You Start Saving

Have you ever lived paycheck to paycheck? If you’re nodding your head, you’re not alone — I’ve done it too. As of January 2019, as many as 78 percent of workers are in the same situation. One thing that helped to pull me out…

April 23, 2019
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Home & Life

These Tips Will Help to Reduce Food Costs at Home

Feeding a family is freaking expensive. The average cost of feeding a family of four like mine is nearly $300 every week. I’ve had weeks where I’ve doubled that. Now, we’re not counting special dinners or birthdays here — I’m just talking about regular,…

April 18, 2019
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Home & Life

Is Private School Worth the Cost for Your Child?

Choosing a school for your child can be like pulling teeth with a wet spaghetti noodle, especially if you live in an area that doesn’t give you a lot of options. I consider myself very lucky — I live in one of the best…

April 16, 2019