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Holiday Gift Guide for Girls Ages 3 to 12

What to get for that beautiful little girl on your holiday shopping list – the one who seems to have everything? This year, branch out beyond all things pink and princess-y to find just the right gift to spark her imagination. Here’s a quick look at some gift ideas for girls by age: Gifts for girls ages 3 to 5: Girls at this age love to keep busy, especially with interactive projects that involve adults or other friends. Consider an art supply or craft kit filled with stickers, glitter pens, or Wikki Stix. » Read more

Holiday Gift Guide for Boys Ages 3 to 12

Holiday shopping for the young children on your shopping list can become a challenge when you are trying to find something for the “kid who has everything.” No one wants to spend money on a gift that will be discarded or forgotten soon after the holiday. And behind every young boy on your holiday shopping list, there’s probably a mom saying, “We have too many toys already!” This year, resolve to think creatively about the kids on your gift list. Steer clear of the “it” toys, the ones that everyone wants and is probably already getting. » Read more

Enjoy your Holidays Without Breaking the Bank

By Maria T. Pepin Holidays are a time to count your blessings and express feelings of appreciation for the loved ones in your life. However, with the state of the economy and rising everyday costs, families are starting to curb their spending. Not to worry! Cutting costs on holiday shopping doesn’t have to mean ditching all the fun. » Read more

12 Great Homemade Presents to Make With Your Kids

By Dr. Laura Markham www.yourparentingsolutions.com » Read more