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These articles are the most popular over the last month.
The Halloween Tradition You're Not Doing
Get 13 trunk or treat trunk ideas for any size car that are easy to put together year after year. Complete with details on decorations and pictures.
101 Easy Lunch Ideas for Kids
Tired of giving the kids the same old lunch? Get 101 ideas for kids' lunches at home or school, complete with easy recipes for each item on the menu.
Should Nuts and Other Food Allergens Be Banned...
Should peanuts, tree nuts and other food allergy triggers be banned from schools? Check out the common questions and criticisms parents of kids with food allergies face.
How to Find Phone Sex Employment
Many moms are turning to phone sex employment as a way to supplement their income. Learn more about this job you can do from home to see if it's right for you.
20 Fun and Educational Websites Kids Will Love
Discover 20 of the best educational websites for kids. Let your children learn about everything from anatomy to phonics with these free and fun websites that focus on learning.
Best Apps for Moms
Trick or Tracker helps your kids trick or treat without worry. Page 10.
Clear That Toy Clutter! 10 Places to Donate...
Donate toys to get rid of your unwanted clutter while making other children happy. Find 10 places that will put your donated toys to good use.
10 Trick or Treating Alternatives
Take away your Halloween worries. These 10 fun trick or treating alternatives to going door to door show your little ghosts and goblins a howling good time.
10 Companies that Offer Student or Report Card...
Get freebies for good grades. Many companies hand out rewards for students that give kids everything from pizza to movie rentals.
10 Girls' Night In Ideas to Recharge Your Mom...
Girls Night In isn't just for single gals. Bring the fun of ladies' night out home with these girls' night in ideas to give yourself a break.
10 Best Wooden Swing Sets for Your Backyard
The best wooden swing sets don't have to cost a fortune. These wooden swing sets are the ones that have a reputation for stellar quality at $1,000 or less.
Elf on the Shelf Review
The Elf on the Shelf is a Christmas tradition millions of families participate in each year. See if this fun addition to your Christmas celebration is right for you and your kids.
Find Out if the Zumba Exhilarate Workout is...
The 7-DVD Zumba Exhilarate set is put to the test. See calories burned, pros and cons and more in this in-depth review that tested the products over several months.
5 Signs You're Spoiling Your Child
You want your child to have so much but have your good intentions backfired on you? Look for the signs of a spoiled child.
10 Reasons to Be a Stay-at-Home Mom
On the fence about becoming a stay-at-home mom? These 10 reasons will swing you to the stay-at-home side of parenthood.
3 Easy Ways Stay-at-Home Moms Can Make Money
There are plenty of jobs for stay-at-home moms that let you be home with your children and make money too. Find the right fit for you on this list of stay-at-home mom jobs.
Halloween Ghost Lollipop Tree With Candy-Filled...
Get crafty with the kids with a Halloween ghost and pumpkin tree. Use this spooky tree as a Halloween decoration or to give away candy for you when you're not at home.
Good Grades Rewards
You want to reward your child for doing his best in school, but you aren't sure what to give him. Pick your favorite good grades rewards from this list of 15 that show your student how proud you are of him.
Want to Have a Second Child? 10 Things to...
Wondering if you should have a second baby? Ask yourself these 10 questions to make a decision that's right for your family.
10 Easy Festival Games That Kids Love
In charge of the festival games? These 10 festival games are easy to play, easy to make and will appeal to both the young and young at heart.
10 Fun Activities that Teach Kids About World...
Take your child on a global journey to discover world cultures. These fun activities enrich their awareness of world cultures without you ever leaving your home.
Mom's Day Out: 5 Ways to Banish Guilt
Mom's Day Out programs can give you a much-needed break as a stay-at-home mom. Get past the guilt and your fears to find out if Mother's Day Out is right for you and your children.
10 Easy Steps to a Kid-Friendly Halloween Party
Throw Halloween parties that get kids screaming in delight not crying for their mummies. Try these 10 easy steps to kid-friendly Halloween parties.
10 Things to Do Every Day to Bring Your Family...
Families are pulled in so many different directions these days. But there are 10 things to do as a family every day to strengthen your bond and make the most of your time together.
11 Fun Learning Activites Kids Can Do at Home
Fun is the key to learning activities that keep your children's focus. These learning activities for preschoolers and school-age children take the pressure off so your kids can learn everything from their ABCs to cultures in other worlds.
12 Great Themed Halloween Costume Ideas
Make your family the most talked about trick-or-treaters on the block. Center your family's costumes around a theme with these Halloween costume ideas.
5 FAQs about Trick or Trunk
You've probably heard of trunk or treat AKA trick or trunk but you're not really sure what it is. Get answers to all of your trunk or treat questions.
Do You Know All of the Ways You Can Make Money...
Learn how to make money online without getting scammed. These legitimate opportunities put you in control.
Teaching Math to Kids
Think outside of the classroom to start teaching math to your kids. These fun strategies for teaching math cover preschoolers up to school-age children.
Keep Your House Clean with This Handy Schedule
Get a house cleaning schedule that's perfect for busy families. You don't even have to clean every day with this easy-to-follow cleaning schedule.
Protect Your Kids With a Last Will and Testament
A last will and testament isn't just for the rich and famous. While it's not a pleasant subject for families to discuss, a last will and testament helps parents protect their children...just in case.
How much should I spend on kids' birthday party...
With as many friends as your child has, the cost of kids' birthday party gifts can add up fast. Find out how much you should spend on gifts and how to save money too.
What Does a Stay-at-Home Mom Do?
Who is the woman behind the stay-at-home mom title? Stay-at-home moms have many different roles to fulfill to keep their household running smoothly.
Money Saving Tips for Parents
Thrifty Thursday offers money-saving tips for parents each week. See the archive of money-saving tips and start pocketing more cash today.
Things to Do in November with Your Family
As Thanksgiving quickly approaches, you may have your mind on turkey and cranberry sauce. But November presents many other opportunities to enjoy some quality time with your kids.
4 Fun Ways to Teach Your Child to Write His Name
Teach a child to write his name with four ideas that make learning fun. When you teach a child to write, you're helping him develop his fine motor skills as well as preparing him for school.
6 Easy Ways to Make Halloween Fun Not Frightening
Skip the scary parts of Halloween. These Halloween activities for kids that aren't scary focus on fun without the blood and gore.
Science Experiments for Kids
Try simple science experiments that your kids will love while they learn something new. These fun science experiments will have your children studying everything from metamorphosis to molecular bonds.
Should You Quit Your Job to Become a Stay-at-Ho...
Thinking about making the switch from working mom to stay-at-home mom? Before you quit your job, see if being a SAHM is right for your family.
Kiss Nails Review
Kiss Nails is one of the most talked about artificial nail products on the market. But is it a good product? Spend a week with a mom wearing Kiss Nails in her normal routine.
16 Cast Members of NBC's Parenthood
The 'Parenthood' TV show on NBC has more than 15 characters. Keep up with them all with this character list, complete with biographies and fast facts.
The 12 best part-time jobs for moms
What are the best part-time jobs for moms? This list helps you find a job where you can earn money and still have the flexibility of staying home to raise your kids.
Phonics Activities for Kids
Step away from the boring phonics exercises. Make phonics fun with activities that inspire your kids, encourage them to be creative and prepare them for reading readiness.
8 ways moms can make money from home without...
Learn how to make money from home without being scammed. From turning your passion into profit to finding legitimate ways to make money from home, this list of opportunities puts you in control of your earnings.
12 Free Ways to Enjoy Fun All Summer Long
Find a free summer program for kids that keeps them entertained until school starts. These 12 programs offer plenty of choices based on your children's personal interests.
101 Blog Content Ideas for Moms
Stumped on blog content ideas? Keep those creative juices flowing with 101 great blog content ideas for moms.
Host a Perfect Play Date
Host a play date that's fun for everyone and easy on you. Plan your play date in 10 simple steps that reduce your stress and guarantee your play date is a success.
Christmas Charities That Help Children
Find Christmas charities that help children locally as well as globally. These charities give children everything from toys to Christmas trees during the holidays.
Preschool Field Trips
Preschoolers are made for fun field trips. This list of age-appropriate field trips gives you plenty of options when planning your preschooler's next outing.
The Biggest Problems With Being a Stay-at-Home...
A lot of people think stay-at-home moms have it easy. But there are plenty of pros and cons of being a stay-at-home mom.
Family Costumes for Halloween
Dress your family in Wizard of Oz costumes. Get ideas and see pictures for this costume theme.
How to Raise a Compassionate Child
Raise an awesome child who is always willing to lend a hand. Use these 7 tips to raise a compassionate kid.
Kids' Live Shows
Characters step off the screen and onto the stage in kids' live shows. The current list of kids' live shows helps you decide which ones to attend.
Busy Parents: 5 Tips for a Cleaner House
Simple housekeeping tips help you stay ahead of those daily messes without turning you into the house maid. Keep any home clean with these five easy housekeeping tips.
How to Stay Happy as an At-Home Mom
A stay-at-home mom experiences a range of emotions, from being happy one minute to feeling guilty the next. Take care of your emotional well-being every day to be a happy stay at home mom no matter what challenges you face.
7 Helpful Tips for Living On a Budget
Living on a budget helps you manage your money more effectively. But you don't have to scrimp and save every penny to make smart money decisions. Make living on a budget easy for you and your family while taking charge of your finances.
Best Bottom Diapers Review
See how Best Bottom diapers stand up to months of daily use. Read an unbiased review to find out if the Best Bottom diapering system is a good value for your family's money.
Make a Pumpkin Candy Bag
Download the free pumpkin face template. Page 4.
14 Fun Things to Do with your S.O. Today
Make your relationship thrive. These fun things couples can do together to strengthen their bond help you make the most of your moments together.
Teaching Writing Skills to Preschoolers
When you start teaching writing to your kids, you help prepare them for school while developing their fine motor skills. Turn those scribbles into legible words when you begin teaching writing in a way that's both fun and constructive.
Halloween Window Decoration
Make a Halloween window decoration for less than $10. No one in your neighborhood will have anything like this Halloween pumpkin decoration in their windows.
Play Date Ideas
Enjoy play date success every time with these play date ideas. You'll have more fun and the kids will too.
Zumba Class Review
You've heard the hype surrounding Zumba class. Four Zumba classes were put to the test to see if they lived up to the promises of a fun workout that helps you sweat off the pounds.
6 Ways to Fill the Gaping Hole in Your Resume
Moms can cover their employment gap even while staying home to raise kids. Erase your employment gap to get back to the corporate world quicker when ready.
Make Money as a Secret Shopper
A secret shopper is a powerful tool for businesses to see how well their shops are living up to the company's promises. Being a secret shopper is an easy job for stay-at-home moms because you can set your own hours and select your own opportunities. You can even take your kids with you!
Flashlight Games
Play flashlight games indoors or out any time of the year. This list of flashlight games also has descriptions and rules of play.
How to Stock Your Kitchen Pantry
A well-stocked kitchen pantry helps you cook faster and save money. These kitchen pantry staples help you look like a master chef without forcing you to spend all day in the kitchen.
Rumparooz Diapers Review
The Rumparooz brand is a popular choice among cloth diaper users. But is it the right diaper for you? Weigh the pros and cons in this in-depth product review.
Midwest Travel for Families
Indiana is packed with fun for kid and family-friendly activities. Indiana travel destinations include the motor speedway hall of fame, children's museums, zoos, national museums and more.
Lowe's Build and Grow Workshops
Lowe's Build and Grow Workshops are free clinics for kids. The home improvement store provides the materials and tools and the kids get to build something unique for free.
10 Tips to Throw a Hopping Party without...
The costs of parties can make your budget burn hotter than candles on a cake. Throw an inexpensive party for kids that's fun, memorable and inexpensive.
How to Cut Kids' Hair
Cut your kids' hair yourself to save time and money. These tips and tricks will turn you into a hairmaster in your own home.
How Money-Saving Moms Stretch a Paycheck
Money saving moms don't have to be in the red to want to save some green. Try these money-saving ideas for moms to stretch a paycheck without feeling a pinch in your routine.
TV Shows About Family
Television shows about family do still exist. See which shows so you can escape another night watching a crime scene show or the latest reality TV craze.
Why It's Important for Children to Play by...
Children should play by themselves for a number of reasons. See why your children should engage in independent play.
Create a Time Management Plan
Be a time fighter! Create a time management plan to stop time thieves in their tracks.
Things to Do in October with Your Family
Enjoy family fun in the month of October. From fall activities to Halloween fests, there's plenty to do throughout the entire month.
Boo! We've Scared Up a Halloween Cheat Sheet.
Candy month is coming. This Halloween cheat sheet for parents and kids helps you do everything from pick the right costume to find places to go trick or treating.
Snoopy Party
Make your own Snoopy invitations. These unique invitations are a great way to get the party started. Page 2.
How to Lower Your Cable Bill
Lower your cable rate and stop paying more than everyone else. Try these seven strategies to reduce your bill today.
Balance Your Children and Married Life
Get back to the basics of quality time with your husband to keep your married life strong and meet the ongoing demands of your children.
Elementary Field Trips
Elementary school students count down the days to field trips. Make their field trips memorable with ideas that teach them something new while they have fun with this list of field trip ideas.
Fall Fun for Kids of All Ages
As summer fades away, fall rolls in with a new set of activities to enjoy with your kids. Welcome fall with these 10 fun ways to spend time together.
FuzziBunz Diapers Review
FuzziBunz has a cute name but how does the product rate? FuzziBunz diapers are put to the test over several months in this thorough review, complete with pros and cons.
5 Super-Fun Bubbles Recipes
Make them glow. Make them colorful. Pick your DIY bubbles recipes from 5 easy and cheap methods to make super-fun bubbles solution ready for some backyard fun in minutes.
A Day in the Life of a Stay-at-Home Mom
Walk in the footsteps of a day in the life of a stay-at-home mom. From sun up to sundown, see what a stay-at-home mom does all day.
Fun Ways to Teach Kids to Wash Their Hands
Get your kids to wash their hands. These 5 fun ways make hand washing fun.
Back to School Pictures
Take creative back to school pictures to mark every year's first day of school. You'll have a unique keepsake that's even better than the class pictures the school shoots.
High School Field Trips
Arrange high school field trips that show students a good time and can also educate them on various types of businesses and their functions. This list shows you what students will gain from the field trips and who to contact to schedule a tour.
Day and Weekend Vacations in the Southeast
Travel a short distance to South Carolina and you can journey from the mountains to the ocean in just a few miles. Find South Carolina travel destinations for your trip to the Palmetto State.
12 Fun Winter Activitiesfor Kids
Don't hide under the covers. There's plenty of winter fun for kids to keep all of you entertained until the spring thaw.
What Does SAHM Mean?
You've seen the acronyms but aren't really sure what they mean. Solve the mystery of what SAHM, WAHM, WOHM and SAHD stand for.
Blueberry Diapers Review
How do Blueberry Diapers stand up to months of daily use? Read an unbiased review of 3 types of Blueberry Diapers to see if this cloth diaper is an option for you.
Should You Buy Life Insurance for Children?
There's an ongoing debate about whether parents should buy life insurance for children. Here are five good reasons you may want to insure all of your kids.
Girls' Weekend Getaways
Ditch your obligations for a girls' weekend getaway you won't soon forget. Pick one of ten hot spots that are perfect for relaxation time with your gal pals.
Do Stay-at-Home Moms Need a Life Insurance...
A life insurance policy isn't just for the moneymaker in the house. Stay-at-home moms should consider a life insurance policy too. Find out why a paycheck isn't necessary to make a mom's loss impact the family financially.
Charity Events for Children and Their Parents
Kids are never too young to be involved in charitable work. From biking to walking the family pet, age-appropriate charity events for children get them involved with worthy organizations while teaching them how to be compassionate toward others.
Make a Home Weather Station
A home weather station can provide hours of fun and learning time with your kids. See what your home weather station needs to get up and running today.
Creamed Spinach Recipe
The Next Food Network Star's Melissa d'Arabian says her creamed spinach recipe is her new favorite food to make and eat. Get her creamed spinach recipe and see a picture of the food she got her four kids to devour.
5 Things We Can All Do to End Mommy Wars
If you're a mom, you're fighting the battle of the Mommy Wars. See how the term evolved, why Mommy Wars affect every mom and how we can all win the battle.
Free School Supplies
Free school supplies can save you from spending a small fortune on getting your child ready for school. But you have to know where to look to find the supplies that are 100% free.
Find out how many calories Zumba Incredible...
Zumba Incredible Results is the newest DVD set, which features the Zumba Rizer. Find out calories burned, what results you can expect and more in this in-depth review.
10 Important Conversations You Need to Have...
Sure, you talk to your kids but are you talking to them about the things that matter the most? Have these top 10 conversations with your child.
Create a Website with Your Kids in 7 Easy Steps
Create a website with your kids regardless of their age or your website-building experience. Build a website together that both of you can enjoy together.
How to Organize Your Home
You want to know how to organize your home but the best intentions of actually getting it done are hampered by the ever-growing piles of toys, lumps of clothes and junk in general that's taking over your house. Conquer the clutter today. Work room by room to organize your home.
Create a Ghostly Candy Bag for Free
Create trick or treat candy bags that are free. Page 3.
Make Your Own Board Game for the Kids
Take fun into a new dimension when you ditch traditional board games and make a life-size one with your kids. Learn how to make your own board game from scratch.
McDonald's Happy Meals and Mighty Kids Meals
Mention a Happy Meal to kids and they'll probably know you're talking about McDonald's. Learn which selections on the Happy Meal and Mighty Kids Meal menus have the highest calories and fat grams and which ones have the lowest.
Nature Activities Children Will Love
From curious toddlers to school-age adventurers, these nature activities will turn your children into nature lovers. Get ready to spend lots of time with your kids and Mother Nature.
5 creative hobbies for moms -- with a twist!
Creative hobbies for moms help the day's stress melt away while giving her some much-needed me time. These creative hobbies come with a twist.
5 Tips for Raising a Thankful Child
Raise thankful kids who appreciate everything around them. With five simple ideas, you'll help them show an attitude of gratitude that lasts a lifetime.
Middle School Field Trips
Middle school field trips entertain and educate students at the same time. Search through this list of field trip ideas for middle schoolers that are as unique as the pre-teens you'll be taking along with you
Encourage Your Kids to Play Alone
We love to play with our children but it's important for them to learn how to play alone. Teach them to play independently in a few easy steps.
When Mom is Sick
Taking care of kids while sick can be hard for stay-at-home moms. Here, a survival guide to keep the kids entertained when mom's not feeling well.
Back to School Ideas
Even star students can be nervous about going back to school. Get back to school ideas that will help ease your kids into a new school year.
5 Signs You're Raising a Brat
Is there a brat in your pack? Watch out for the five signs your sweet angel may be a brat in disguise.
GroVia Diapers Review
GroVia's cloth diapering system is simple and effective. There are pros and cons to this cloth diaper, though. Learn more in an in-depth review.
Gifts for Kids of All Ages
Stop buying presents kids refuse to use. Find gifts for kids of all ages, from newborns to your 20-somethings.
Carl's Jr. Kids' Meals
Break down the calories and fat grams from the Carl's Jr. kids' menu. Mix and match these selections to reveal the numbers behind the fast food restaurant's meal items.
We Talk With Melissa d'Arabian, Food Network's...
When stay-at-home mom Melissa d'Arabian applied to be on the Food Network's Next Food Network Star, she knew she would have to leave her role as a SAHM if she won. Melissa d'Arabian talks about her time on the Food Network and how that plays into her plans to be a stay-at-home mom. Page 3.
Teaching Games for Every Subject
Teaching games combine learning and fun to get your kids excited about new subjects. From preschoolers to school-age children, lessons become big fun with one of our family's favorite teaching games.
Hardee's Kids' Meals
Hardee's has some alarming numbers associated with its kids' meals. With only three entrees to choose from, find out which of the three is loaded with calories and fat grams and which one is the wiser choice if you're stopping by this fast food restaurant.
10 Ideas for Grandparents Gifts
Giving their grandparents gifts is a wonderful way for children to show grandma and grandpa how much love the whole family feels for them. Take the guesswork out of what to give them with 10 ideas that help your children make their own gifts or buy them for their grandparents.
20 Minutes to Tidy
Remember when your house was clean? The days before kid toys covered the floor and food was painted onto the walls are far behind you but these household cleaning tips help you make your home presentable again fast.
Is anyone reading your blog?
Promote your mom blog with easy, tried and true methods that get more readers to your blog. You'll learn how to build a network while generating a loyal following.
Music Classes for Babies, Toddlers and...
Music classes for babies, toddlers and school age kids expose them to rhythm exercises, instruments, singing, dancing and play through music. This overview of the most popular music programs helps you find music classes that are right for you and your kids.
Time Management for Moms
Cleaning the house. Cooking for the family. Grocery shopping. Save time on all of your daily activities. Page 3.
Cloth Diapers Reviews
Put cloth diapers to the test with reviews written from personal experience. Read up on the pros and cons of cloth diaper brands to find the right fit for your family's budget and needs.
KFC Kids' Meals
KFC' kids' meals offer variety over your typical hamburger and fries. See which meal selections have the highest and lowest calories and fat grams.
Field Trip Safety
Keep kids safe when they go on field trips. Follow field trip safety rules that keep parents happy, teachers informed and children protected.
Home Fire Safety Tips to Protect Your Family
Home fire safety doesn't have to be a scary topic. Protect your family and get your kids involved with home fire safety tips that prepare all of you in case there's a fire.
How to Save Money on Groceries
Buying groceries isn't cheap. But all you need are some easy, money-saving tips to cut your grocery bill in half.
5 Parenting Struggles You Don't Have to Win
There are so many parenting struggles moms and dads face. You can't win them all and you don't even have to try to win these 5 battles
Exploring 13 Types of Summer Camps for Kids
What types of kids' summer camps are available? From academic camps to theme camps and every camp in between, see all the options for kids' summer camps so you can find the right camp based on your child's interests.
Things to Do in December with Your Family
Find fun things do in December with your family. From meeting new people to getting ready for the holidays, this list of month-long activities has everyone in your family covered.
Teach Kids How to Deal with Their Feelings
Kids experience many different feelings but they don't quite know how to deal with them. Help them label their emotions and work through them calmly.
10 Ways to Put a Cease Fire on Sibling Rivalry
Sibling rivalry often spells w-a-r and it's hard on mom and dad when the kids fight. Stop sibling rivalry and conflict today with 10 easy strategies.
Field Trip Ideas
Get field trip ideas for everyone from preschoolers to high school students. Whether you're looking for a fun field trip or something educational, these outings outside of the classroom will give students a unique experience they won't soon forget.
Tornado Safety for Kids
These tornado safety tips for kids help protect your most precious assets. Regardless of where they are or what they're doing, teach your children tornado safety so they'll be prepared for a worst-case scenario.
Kids' Chores
Let your kids pitch in around the house with chores that teach them responsibility. Get them involved with chores kids as young as preschool age can do around the house.
10 Family Easter Traditions to Start Today
In a world filled with the latest apps and status updates, traditions are often lost because we've become too busy. But starting family Easter traditions your
Craig T. Nelson as Zeek Braverman
Craig T. Nelson stars as Zeek Braverman on Parenthood.
10 Ways to Make Money With a Mom Blog
Earn cash through your blog. It doesn't matter how big or how small you think your blog is, these key ways to make money help you monetize your blog without losing content quality.
Gazillion Bubbles
The Gazillion Bubble Machine has been put to the test for three years. In this review, find out the pros and cons of this bubble machine to find out if it's something you should purchase for your kids.
Things to Do in January with Your Family
Find fun things do in January with your family. From playing winter activities to finding new hobbies, this list of month-long activities has everyone in your family covered.
Erika Christensen as Julia-Braverman Graham
Erika Christensen stars as Julia Braverman-Graham on Parenthood.
Elf on the Shelf Ideas
Running out of Elf on the Shelf ideas in the month between Thanksgiving and Christmas? These are the best and easiest Elf on the Shelf ideas your kids will love.
InStep Quick N EZ Bike Trailer
Hauling the kids around in a bike trailer gives you some exercise and gets all of you out of the house. The InStep Quick N EZ Bike Trailer is an affordable option with many features, including a quick conversion to a double stroller.
Get the Family Involved in 30 Days of Thanks
Teach your kids please and thank you in this first of 30 days of thanks. The basics of manners are easy to learn and will last your kids a lifetime.
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