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    All You Need is Love and a Dog (or Three)

    All You Need is Love and a Dog (or Three)

    Adopting a family dog can teach your kids some wonderful life lessons and bring your family closer through shared experience and responsibility.
    Adopting a family dog can teach your kids some wonderful life lessons and bring your family closer through shared experience and responsibility.
    Clean Out Your Closet for Cash (or a Good Cause)

    Clean Out Your Closet for Cash (or a Good Cause)

    Want to clean out your closet, make a little cash, or help a good cause? Here are six ideas for consigning that are much less stressful than organizing a...
    Want to clean out your closet, make a little cash, or help a good cause? Here are six ideas for consigning that are much less stressful than organizing a yard sale.
    5 New Year's Resolution Ideas for the Whole Family

    5 New Year's Resolution Ideas for the Whole Family

    Here are five New Year's resolution ideas that will get your family collaborating on a common mission and perhaps feeling a little closer.
    Here are five New Year's resolution ideas that will get your family collaborating on a common mission and perhaps feeling a little closer.
    3 Ways to Encourage an Attitude of Gratitude Year Round

    3 Ways to Encourage an Attitude of Gratitude Year Round

    While Thanksgiving is the perfect time to gather with family and give thanks, here are three creative ideas for embracing gratitude beyond turkey day.
    While Thanksgiving is the perfect time to gather with family and give thanks, here are three creative ideas for embracing gratitude beyond turkey day.
    Celebrating Halloween with Teens and Tweens

    Celebrating Halloween with Teens and Tweens

    Getting into the Halloween spirit is a fun way for our entire family to enjoy fall and create memories. Even when your kids have outgrown trick or treating,...
    Getting into the Halloween spirit is a fun way for our entire family to enjoy fall and create memories. Even when your kids have outgrown trick or treating, there are so many fun ways to celebrate Halloween. My older daughter no longer goes trick or treating but still counts this spooky season as one of her favorite holidays.
    Four Ways to Make Dinner Prep a Breeze

    Four Ways to Make Dinner Prep a Breeze

    Sometimes the very thought of preparing a meal when I get home after a long day at work is stress inducing. Here are four ways to make dinner prep a breeze...

    Sometimes the very thought of preparing a meal when I get home after a long day at work is stress inducing. Here are four ways to make dinner prep a breeze so that when your family asks, “What’s for dinner?,” you have a plan.

    7 Ways to Make Back-to-School Season Less Stressful

    7 Ways to Make Back-to-School Season Less Stressful

    School is back in session and while most parents breathe a universal sigh of relief, this can also be a stressful time. Here are 7 tips to make...
    School is back in session and while most parents breathe a universal sigh of relief, this can also be a stressful time. Here are 7 tips to make back-to-school season less stressful.
    10 Family Staycation Ideas

    10 Family Staycation Ideas

    Want to explore your city like a tourist or just get to know your community a little better? Your next family vacation could be a budget friendly staycation.
    Want to explore your city like a tourist or just get to know your community a little better? Your next family vacation could be a budget friendly staycation.
    Ten Summer Essentials for Your Pool Bag

    Ten Summer Essentials for Your Pool Bag

    There are certain must haves to pack in your pool bag to ensure a relaxing, and sun safe, outing. Today I’m sharing ten summer essentials to pack for your...
    There are certain must haves to pack in your pool bag to ensure a relaxing, and sun safe, outing. Today I’m sharing ten summer essentials to pack for your next trip to the pool.