The BEST Side Hustles for Parents (That Actually Make Money!)

It can be hard for full-time parents to juggle child care with reentering the workforce. Side hustles that actually make money are a great place to start.

Perfect Jobs for Parents With Some Spare Time So you’re a busy full-time parent, but you want to help grow the “income” side of your family budget. Or you’re gearing up for your youngest to enter kindergarten. Or your pre-parenthood job is no longer viable, and you’re on the hunt for a new career. Whatever

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10 Genius Rakuten Hacks (Ebates Hacks) to Save *Even More* This Holiday Season

Already use Rakuten to get cash back on everyday purchases? You could be missing out if you don't use these 10 genius hacks to help you save EVEN MORE! holiday shopping tips | tips to save money on holiday shopping | save money this holiday season | save money on holiday shopping | save money on Christmas gifts

Another holiday shopping season is upon us. Black Friday is only a few short weeks away, but the stores, catalogs, and advertising industry are already in full swing, doing their best to separate YOU from as much of your hard-earned money as possible. RELATED POST: Quick-Start Budget Guide for Busy Families RELATED POST: Easy Ways

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Are Weighted Blankets Worth It? (Weighted Blanket Review)

Are weighted blankets worth the hype, and worth the price? If you want to know whether weighted blankets are worth it, here's what we've learned.

We Review Weighted Blankets So You Don’t Have To! Weighted Blanket Pros and Cons: One Neurodiverse Family’s Unbiased Weighted Blanket Review As long-time readers know, I am obsessed with getting a good night’s sleep. I am obsessed with my kids sleeping well. I am especially obsessed with overcoming all the hurdles mamas face to a

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Best Fidgets to Help Kids Stay Focused With Schoolwork

These are some of the best fidgets to help kids stay focused on schoolwork, whether your child has ADHD/ADD, ASD, or is "neurotypical."

Getting kids to do their homework can sometimes seem like pulling teeth. Getting neurodiverse kiddos to do their homework is more like trying to sprint up Mt. Everest. Yes, setting up a designated homework station can help. So can setting limits on non-learning screen time, and postponing their first cell phone for as long as

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How to Write a Memorable Thank You Note (and Why It Matters!)

Writing a memorable thank you note is an important life skill everyone should learn. This foolproof formula makes writing thank you notes easy.

Does your child know how to write a thank you note? Writing a thank you note may seem like an outdated skill. But sending a thanks message never goes out of style, and sending a thank you message for a gift is a basic common courtesy every child (and grownup!) should master. Writing a thank you note or a heartfelt

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Clever Storage Ideas for Small Spaces (Hint: Look Up!)

Overhead shelves are my favorite small space storage hack, and make for easy DIY organizing small spaces cheap.

Small Space Storage: Organizing Small Spaces Cheap The New Year is here; perhaps you’re cleaning house as part of some New Year’s resolution. If so, or even if you’re still just dealing with the aftermath of holiday gift-giving, you may be on the hunt for more (or better) storage in your home. Whether you need small

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Your Children’s Consignment Sales Quick-Start Guide (Free Printable!)

Ever wanted to try children's consignment sales, but didn't know how to get started? This step-by-step quick-start guide has you covered!

How to Start Selling at Kids Consignment Sales Are you tired of all the outgrown baby stuff cluttering your attic/your spare room/your basement? Wishing you had a way to get rid of it all at once? Or maybe, in this world of skyrocketing prices for everything under the sun, you’re looking to get a little

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Best Campfire Desserts: Campfire Unicorn Horns

Campfire Unicorn Horns are a delicious, easily customizable campfire dessert for kids, and easy to make as a gluten-free smores alternative.

Looking for easy campfire desserts for kids for your next family camping trip? Campfire Unicorn Horns are super-tasty campfire foil desserts that are an easy alternative to smores. They are easy to make as gluten free campfire desserts. And because they’re a banana campfire dessert, you could even argue that they’re a healthy alternative to smores! We

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Want the Best Education For Your Child? 10 Tried-and-True Steps

Want to know how to get the best education for your child? It all starts with YOU; here are the steps to take, from birth onward, to make it happen.

How Can Parents Support Learning At Home? 10 Proven Ways Parents Can Help Educate A Child: Most parents want the best for their kids in life. We worry about what they eat, how they spend their free time, and improving school performance.  But educating a child, or hearing that parents make the best teacher, can

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Declutter For Christmas: Your Step-By-Step Guide

Decluttering for Christmas can make the holidays much less stressful; this declutter home checklist will help you declutter before Christmas.

Few things are more cathartic than clearing out the old at year’s end. Taking a little time to declutter before the holidays makes a stress-free Christmas so much easier to attain. Whether you’re trying to get ready for Christmas, or just hoping to declutter for the new year, this step-by-step “declutter home checklist” will help

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Halloween Must Haves: Trick-or-Treat Safety Tips for Parents

How do you keep your kiddos visible and safe on Halloween? These trick-or-treat safety hacks will keep your little ones visible after dark!

So you’ve got the Halloween costumes ready to go. And you’ve bought out the candy section of your local store. But have you checked trick-or-treat safety off your list yet? Think about it: Little people are tiny. A lot of creepy Halloween costume ideas (vampire, witch, spider, etc.) are dark. And in many places, trick-or-treating

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