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    Any tips for cutting electric costs with a family of five?

    My husband and I review our budget together every month so we can stay on track. This month, we were shocked to see a huge increase in our electric bill. I have no idea why, but it bothers me. I try to remind my kids to turn off the lights ...
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    How much is reasonable for an overnight nanny for two kids?

    I have a 4 and 5 year old. I work overnight 5pm to 7:30-8 the next morning. I want to be fair when it comes to pay.

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    How do I get my 8 year old to take responsibility for her actions?

    Last night, my daughter was twirling around the living room and accidentally knocked over a glass candy bowl. I came running from the kitchen and made sure she was okay before I cleaned up the mess. But when I asked her what happened, she said her brother did it. I ...
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    Posted 2 weeks, 3 days ago

    6 Best Shoes for New Walker

    When my kids started walking, it took awhile for them to get the hang of it, but once they did, they took off! I had so much fun watching them learn this new skill. I also enjoyed buying their first pair of shoes.

    My shoe shopping started with a bit ...

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    Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

    DIY Craft: How to Make a Barn

    Here's how you can make a classic barn out of a Quaker® canister.

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    A sheep goes Baa. A cow goes Moo. A horse goes Neigh. Then, at the end of the day, they all go to sleep in their barn. Here's a great way to make a barn ...