10 ways a working mom can reduce childcare costs

10 ways a working mom can reduce childcare costs

Working moms know childcare can be similar to the cost of paying for a mortgage and while families will never win the lotto for a cost free year of childcare, there is a more flexible and affordable alternative. Use an ...

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Delicious Banana Coffee Cake

Delicious Banana Coffee Cake

Ingredients for Cake: 1-1/2 cups sugar 2 cups flour 1/2 tsp. soda 1 tsp. vanilla 1/2 cup butter (melted) 2 eggs 5 Tablespoons milk 4 bananas (mashed) Ingredients for Topping: 1/4 cup butter 1 cup chopped nuts (optional) 2/3 cup ...

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How to Identify Poison Ivy and How to Soothe the Rash

How to Identify Poison Ivy and How to Soothe the Rash

We've all been told to look out for poison ivy. But would you know it if you saw it? Here are some quick tips to determine if the plant in question is friend or foe. As the old saying goes, ...

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Local Businesses and events

Does your child's school or church have an upcoming local event that you would like to spread the word about? We are looking to add more local events to our calendar and pass on to our 1300 subscribers. Send me ...

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Make it Easy for Little Hands to Play Card Games

Make it Easy for Little Hands to Play Card Games

My kids love to play card games like Go Fish, Rummy, and Uno. But their little hands have trouble holding the cards so that they can see what they have, and not show everyone else! This 1-minute, 1-dollar solution has ...

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My Shipt Shopping Experience

My Shipt Shopping Experience

Seems like ever since I've had children and my oldest is 7.... They are always with me while I'm grocery shopping. Not necessarily a choice but I fit it in while we are out and about. On the rare occasion ...

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No-Bake Oatmeal Energy Balls

No-Bake Oatmeal Energy Balls

This recipe is one of the favorites of my daughter's hockey team. I make them almost weekly or when the stash runs out. Ingredients: 2 cups of oatmeal (dry rolled oats) 1 cup of peanut butter 1 to 2 tsp. ...

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The Importance of School Breakfast

The Importance of School Breakfast

Fuel Up to Play 60, an in-school health and wellness program launched by National Dairy Council and the NFL in collaboration with the USDA, is helping bring awareness to the importance of school breakfast. The program encourages schools to implement ...

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Kids Eat for Free

We all love discounts and FREEbies!!! Well I have come up with a Kids eat free or reduced prices for some of our local restaurants in the Houston and surrounding area. Sunday: · Fuddrucks- Kids 12 and under eat for ...

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