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  1. Finance

    5 Unexpected costs you’re not prepared for

    Life is unpredictable, and when unexpected moments happen, they can be costly. Here are five unexpected expenses you probably aren't...
  2. Tips & Advice

    From living wills to life insurance: What parents need to know

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    If you're not sure of the difference between a will and a living will, or haven't yet discussed who would care for your kids in case...
  3. How-To

    How to plan a family cruise

    Planning a family cruise can be stressful. However, if you've ever been on a cruise, you'll know that it's one of the best ways to...
  4. New Year - Your Life

    5 Positive things you can accomplish in 13 minutes

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    Bogged down with all you have to do? Why not get this year started on the right foot to keep you productive all year long! Check out...
  5. Parenting

    5 Reasons every parent should have life insurance

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    The death of a parent can leave children without options if there's no insurance coverage. Responsible parents should have a plan in...
  6. Fashion & Style

    How to beat shopping procrastination

    Everyone wants to look their best on special occasions, yet we continually procrastinate and wait to choose the outfit until the...
  7. Family Fun

    Vacation planning checklist

    It’s never too soon to start planning for vacation! You'll discover a ton of things you need to do to make sure your trip both goes...
  8. Living

    Your emergency supply kit

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    Are you prepared to cope with an emergency until help arrives? Your family will cope best by preparing for disaster before it...
  9. Tips & Advice

    How to help your family reduce stress through the holidays

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    Do-it-all moms aren’t the only ones who feel stress through the holiday season. Families as a whole and kids in particular can feel...
  10. Tips & Advice

    Monday Mom challenge: Enjoy the holidays -- without losing your mind!

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    Oh, the expectation of the holiday season! What is supposed to be a time of joy and family togetherness often turns mom into a...
  11. Tips & Advice

    Be ready to evacuate your family quickly

    A hurricane is coming. It shifted course overnight and the flooding is expected to be bad. You need to get yourself and your family...
  12. Tips & Advice

    Monday Mom challenge: Be prepared for an emergency

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    Planning for the unthinkable is kind of…unthinkable. How can you plan for the total unknown? If an emergency happened, would you...
  13. Careers

    To-do list dos and don'ts

    If you want to accomplish a lot during your day, organize your to-do list with purpose and planning.
  14. Tips & Advice

    How to choose the right organizing planner

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    If you are one of the countless moms who have vowed to get more organized, don't just talk -- make it happen! One of the best tools...
  15. Tips & Advice

    Why you should plan your summer vacation now

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    When you’re tired of the snow and ice, when wet mittens are just so last week, and you just can’t seem to get warm no matter how...
  16. Tips & Advice

    Start looking for summer programs for your kids now

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    It’s cold outside. You’re more likely thinking of baking cookies than baking in the sun. However, right now -- when your favorite...
  17. Tips & Advice

    Making your summer vision for your family a reality

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    It seems so far away and then, BAM!. It’s here. Summer, that is. The lead up is so very long, but the actual time is short. Rather...
  18. Tips & Advice

    Monday Mom challenge: Envision a rockin’ summer

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    To make the most of summer, you need to do a little planning for your “free” season -- as contrary as that might sound. Whether your...
  19. Crafts

    Stylish calanders for the new year

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    As we inaugurate 2011, it’s time to reassess goals, start planning new adventures, and decide how this upcoming year will be even...
  20. Relationships

    7 Things every woman should do before getting married

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    Before you walk down the aisle, there are certain things every woman should do as an engaged-but-not-yet-married lady. Read on for...