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Best "Free" Family Vacations

At a time when many families are tightening their belts and trimming back their budgets, vacations may have gotten pushed off the top of the agenda. But if you decide to plan a vacation and you’re looking to get a lot of bang for your buck, you’ve got plenty of choices. In fact, several of the country’s top destinations have plenty to do for free. » Read more

What is a Family? - Preschool Theme

Teach your preschooler about families with our “What is a Family” preschool theme. This theme is written for preschool aged children but could be modified for older or younger children. Use our “What is a Family” theme as a guide to teach your children more about families and what makes up a family. » Read more

Homemade Birth Announcements: Make Your Own Birth Announcements

What better way to announce the birth of your new baby than to make hand decorated birth announcements. These are easy to make and will make your birth announcement special. We have provided a few birth announcement templates for you to print out and decorate. » Read more

Halloween Digital Scrapbooking Freebie Kit

Have fun with our easy to use Halloween digital scrapbooking kit. Design a spooky page for your friends and family with our colorful Halloween decorated papers and elements. » Read more

The Family Bum: How to deal with family members who constantly ask for money

Money is more important now than ever for many families.  If you are one of the families fortunate enough to be in good financial shape during these tough economic times, this may make you a magnet for the family bum.  Jeanne Fleming, financial ethics columnist for Money magazine and co-author of Isn’t It Their Turn to Pick Up the Check?, surveyed 800 people across the » Read more

Kids in the Delivery Room

Having your older children with you in the delivery room while you give birth is not such a radical idea. Not too many generations ago, babies were born at home with the help of a family doctor or midwife, and childbirth was simply a fact of life for older siblings. » Read more

Kids Playing Hooky – Is It Ever OK?

Is it ever OK to allow your children “play hooky” – to skip school – for a special reason? While schools will almost unanimously come down on the “no” side of this question, many parents believe that it can’t hurt to take the kids out every now and then for a family trip or event. » Read more

Charter Schools – More Choices for Parents

What is a charter school? » Read more

Make Your Own Photo Album

Supplies you will need: » Read more

Make A Baby Footprint Poem

By Pamella Neely A poem with your baby's footprint next to it is a great baby keepsake. Its worth making at least one for yourself and a few to give away to family members. Here's everything you'll need for a beautiful baby foot poem in four easy steps: 1) Find a poem and print it out. » Read more