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The Cost of Raising Kids

The Cost Of Raising Kids…And How To Make Them Pay Along The Way

When I bought my first car, a rust-orange 1986 Toyota Corolla, my dad warned me that cars are really just money pits on wheels. Not only do they depreciate with time, but the associated...
How to Handle a “Poor” Report Card | Richmondmom

How to Handle a “Poor” Report Card

By Steve Green, Executive Director Sylvan Learning of Richmond It’s that time of the school year again – report card time.  While many students will come home with good grades, others would rather stuff their report...
Keeping Kids Happy Indoors

When The Cold Sets In, How Do You Keep Kids Happy?

Although we've had a relatively mild start to fall in terms of temperatures, rainy conditions have kept many of us indoors. And we can all agree, miserable conditions don’t make for much fun -...

Easy, Healthy Chicken Tacos & Taco Salad That Keeps Everyone Happy.

I have to admit I get bored of salads quickly.  It's not that I don't like them, I just never think to make them and when I do they are always the same. I'm trying...

All That Candy! What To Do With Leftover Halloween Candy

 3 days before Halloween I came across something in my son's room that I couldn't help but find disturbing: a piece Easter candy.It seems like after most of these candy holidays, Valentine's Day, Easter...
Cool friends

Where Did All My Cool Friends Go?

Before children, I had loads of friends. I had work friends and community friends. There were college friends I saw regularly and even a few hometown friends that had withstood the test of time....

Displaying Photos at Home: The Dining Room

Guest blogger: Allison PatelEveryone has their favorite vacation spot. Whether it’s OBX or Smith Mountain Lake, Atlantic City, Key West, or Myrtle Beach, you know that certain place that makes your soul happy every...
Family Vacation

Are we having fun on the family vacation?

Summer vacation season has officially come to a close. As of last week, we have logged more than 36 hours in the car, at least 53 bathroom stops, 8 tanks of gas, countless toll...
Loss of Dignity

A Slow Disintegration: The Loss of My Dignity

When I became a mother, I knew there were going to be a lot of things I would sacrifice. I knew I’d lose sleep, my pre-baby body, free time, any extra spending money… That’s...
Before vs. After Kids

Things We Say Before Kids vs. Things We Say After

Recently, I got together with a friend who is pregnant with her first child. Now, I have to say, she’s got a good head on her shoulders. She is the last in a long...

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