Category Archives: Living

Five of the Worst Cities to Raise a Family

As parents, it is our job to raise our children in an environment that is stable, safe, and healthy. None of us want to move to an area only to find out the job opportunities are minimal, and our kids can’t play in the streets. That is why we are sharing five of the worst cities to raise a family. ...

Top 5 Up-And-Coming Places to Raise a Family

As parents, we want to make sure we are raising a family in an area that is safe and healthy for our growing children. We look for things like good schools, a stable economy, and safe neighborhoods. Here are five places that rank high in all of these areas, and would be great places to raise a family! ...

The Dilemma of The Working Woman

One of the toughest things to do is to be a single mom.  Because not only do you have the role of being a mom at home, but you have to often rush out the door to a job that you have to pay the bills.  Juggling the roles of being a mom and a working mom is not easy, but here are tips that will help you ...

Toys That Will Last Generations

When I purchase gifts for my children, I want to know that they will last more than just a month or so. I don’t want to spend our family’s hard-earned money on something that will just be a passing fancy. After three kids, and years of running a daycare I have found a few toys to be ones that have tru ...

Two Working Parents – The Juggling Act

It may be a bit tougher, but it is possible to raise a kid when both parents are working.  Though you may want to be at home to help your child out, the truth of the matter is that many families have to have both parents working in order to pay all the bills and have any money left over.  So how do yo ...
back to school is expensive

Back To School on a Budget – 6 Tips To Save on School Supplies

Every year, during the months of August and September, parents are opening up their wallets to get their kids geared up for the new school year. According to Consumer Reports, families spend an average of $600 on supplies, clothing and electronics for school. But if you’re a savvy shopper, back to sch ...