Family Articles – Page 2

Camping — Family Fun at a Great Price

Money saving tips for camping fun

Camping is fun. It’s also an economical way to take the family on trips without the high cost of hotels and eating out. But let’s face it. Camping isn’t for everyone. If you’re thinking about getting into camping, for any of these reasons, here are a few tips to get you started and test the waters without spending a fortune.

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How to Teach Kids to Save Money

Helpful tips for parents on teaching kids to save money

Part of your job as parent is to teach your children to save money and be responsible. Many times, this is easier said than done. Kids love to spend money. It’s a fact. So what’s a parent to do? Here are some tips to help you teach your child important lessons about how to save money.

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Don’t Buy Halloween Costumes Until You Read This!

Save money and make your own Halloween costumes your kids will love

Every year, it’s the same thing. You spend too much on Halloween costumes your kids wear one time. Sure, you want your kids to have fun and have a cool costume, but does it have to cost so much? No, it doesn’t. Follow these tips and tricks for some cheap trick or treating fun!

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3 Steps to Big Savings on Groceries

Follow these 3 simple steps to save time and money buying groceries

One of your biggest expenses in your family’s budget is groceries. It’s also one of the best areas to save money and spend less…if you know how to do it. You know this and do your best to shop sales, clip coupons, and buy store brands, but many times, you end up running yourself ragged. If saving money on groceries has turned into your ‘second’ job, try these tips to get the savings you need in much less time.

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Free, Free, Free — Free Stuff for Your Family

Learn how to get free stuff and never pay for anything again

Do you like free stuff? Silly question. Who doesn’t like free stuff would be a better question. If you’re like me and love to find all kinds of stuff free or almost next to nothing. You’ve got to check this place out.

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How Safe is Your Baby’s Crib?

Discover how safe your baby’s crib really is

How safe are baby cribs? With the recent recall of 2.2 million baby cribs by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, it makes you wonder. The Safety Commission has also recalled over 9 million cribs in the last five years. With the lives of babies at risk, it pays to know how to choose a safe crib.

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Broke and Bored? Save Money on Your Family’s Entertainment

Cutting back doesn’t mean cutting out the fun. Here are some fun ideas for inexpensive entertainment

When you decide to cut your budget, many times the first extra to go is entertainment. It doesn’t have to be that way. There are multitudes of things your family can do and enjoy. Check out these ideas and see which ones you like best.

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The Truth Behind Splenda

Recently, rumors declared Splenda unfit for human consumption. Truth, or just a myth?

For years, Splenda has been the number one choice of diabetics and calorie conscious consumers. With the headline “made from sugar,” the company has created an image of a natural artificial sweetener with no calories.

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Emergency Preparedness — Are You Ready?

Don’t play games with your family’s safety. Use this checklist and get your emergency preparedness plan and kit together

So, how’s your family’s emergency preparedness plan coming along? What? You haven’t gotten around to doing that yet? I understand. Planning for an emergency is one of those things most people never seem to get around to doing. We lull ourselves into complacency by thinking ‘it won’t happen to me,’ or how about, ‘we live in the United States — how bad could it be?’

If you fall into one of these categories, it’s time to wake up. Turn on the TV. Watch a major news program. See any disasters? Yeah, I thought so. The truth is, this could happen to you and you need to be prepared. Here’s how.

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Help Your Child Learn to Read

What products really help your child learn to read?

One of the most important things a child does is learn to read. Without reading, tackling any of the subject areas later on grows difficult, let alone achieving success in life. It’s never too early to start learning to read with your kids.

Fortunately, great products exist out there to help your child learn. Unfortunately, many of them are expensive and inferior, and don’t help him learn to read. That’s where this article comes in — let us answer the age old question: How can I help my child read?

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