Back to School: 3 Reasons Why It Is Not Just for Kids

Like everything else during the pandemic, back to school time is weird. Right now, school districts are trying to decide whether classes will be in-person or remote. If in-person, will they be held inside or outside? If outside, what happens when the weather turns bad? Some schools have started with in person learning only to move to remote learning. If remote, who’s responsibility is it to provide computers? What happens if a teacher or student … [Read more...]

The Best Gift Ideas For Teenagers In Your Family

Early Warning Services' 2019 report shows that not having enough finances to afford gifts is a top holiday money concern for about 43% of consumers, according to a survey by Bankrate. Gift giving is the easiest way to make someone feel special. Presents convey a message to the recipient that you're thinking about them. However, buying gifts, especially for teens, can be daunting. Naturally, impressing teens isn't easy because of their varied … [Read more...]

How to Help Your Kid Start Their Own Business 

Helping your child hone their entrepreneurial spirit can work wonders. They’ll learn how to be creative, manage money, and make smart decisions. Eventually, your children will have to learn to think for themselves, and if they’ve demonstrated an interest in starting a small business of their own, it’s important to encourage those entrepreneurial endeavors—even if it just seems like a temporary fad.   Allowing them to follow these goals will … [Read more...]

3 Things You Should Consider Before Sending Your Child to a Christian School

Parents who feel strongly about their faith will often want their children to have an education that reflects their convictions, and that’s perfectly normal. Christian schools are everywhere, and are still a very popular choice for many parents. They’ve also evolved over the years, and you’ll find schools for virtually all denominations. Royalty-free image While it might sound like a good idea for you, however, you also have to make sure … [Read more...]

4 Tips for Choosing the Perfect School For Your Child  

Lots of people find choosing the perfect school for their child difficult. We all want our children to enjoy and excel at school, which is why choosing the right school is so important. But how do you know which school is perfect for your child? Whether you want your child to attend a private school, a faith school, or you’re considering homeschooling, there are lots of things you need to think about before making your mind up.  Here are some … [Read more...]

Safety tips for teenagers before they learn to drive

Being able to drive is a very useful skill. If you can’t drive you are cut off from all kinds of opportunities and life is more difficult than it needs to be. Teenagers realize this which is one of the reasons they are so keen to learn as soon as possible. They know that being able to do so will provide them with the chance to enjoy more freedom and choice. Most parents are keen for their children to learn to drive, but, understandably, they … [Read more...]

5 Ideas to Create Meaningful Family Moments 

As quoted by Robert Brault, "A parent's love is whole no matter how many times divided." If it weren't for our parents, none of us would be where we are today. Their role is sometimes unseen, but the love and wisdom they instill upon us is something unforgettable.  The importance of parents can be seen in the way they support our lives. They help us through our good and the bad, guide us, and we adore every moment invested with them. And when … [Read more...]

Four Ways to Make Your Home Greener

Taking steps to make your home more sustainable offers several great benefits. This includes reducing your carbon footprint, creating a healthier living environment for your family, and saving you money on energy costs. Minor upgrades can have a dramatic impact and there are plenty of affordable tactics to make your living space more eco-friendly.  Here are four ways to make your home greener:   Install a Smart … [Read more...]

Budgeting Tips to Consider in Your Twenties

Your twenties are one of the most exciting periods of your life. You’re just getting started in the world of adulthood, exploring your career and planning what your future might look like. You might not have moved out of the family home yet, or you might be planning to find cash for your first rental. Unfortunately, while it’s tempting to live life on a day-to-day basis, you’ll quickly find that planning is crucial if you want to achieve your … [Read more...]

3 Simple Tips On Finding the Perfect Work-Life Balance as a Working Mom 

70% of mothers with children under the age of 18 work a job, with over 75% working full time. However, nobody said that being a working parent was easy - especially if you’re running your own business. From spending time with your children to simply watching them grow, work can tend to get in the way - making the perfect work-life balance seem nearly impossible. Luckily, there are some things you can do as a working mom to find that balance and … [Read more...]