8 People You Should Hide From Your Facebook Feed

8 People You Should Hide From Your Facebook Feed

I absolutely love Facebook (and are you following Moms Need To Know on Facebook yet?) because it opens up a whole new world of communication. Like many of you, it allows me to keep in touch with distant family, old friends and also to keep up with the latest news. While that is a really cool…

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How To Talk To Your Children About Racism

How To Talk To Your Children About Racism

When you are a parent, the way you look at the world becomes completely different. Not only do you have to think about what you think, you have to think about what your kids think as well. A perfect example of this would be racism. Our world is more inflamed than this generation has likely…

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21 Lessons That I Learned from 21 Years of Marriage

21 Things I Learned in 21 Years of Marriage

I remember when Brad and I first got married.  We were so certain that we knew everything about each other and that our love was strong enough to ride out any strain to our marriage. Brad’s parents got engaged after dating for 6 weeks and were happily married for almost 46 years before his father passed…

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7 Simple Ways To Increase Your Income!

Sometimes you are going to need to bring in more money to make your budget work.  Here are 7 simple ways to increase your income

When cash is tight, the first thing most people do is to cut their expenses. They try cutting coffee costs, they may try saving money by shopping at Aldi (which you should be doing anyway) and try ways to cut the electric or gas bill. But sooner or later many people find that there are…

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Why You Don’t Want To Win That Argument With Your Husband

Why You Do Not Want To Win That Argument With Your Husband

In a few weeks, I will be celebrating my 21st wedding anniversary with my husband.  In October, we will celebrate 25 years as a couple. How have we managed to stay together for so long?  It’s not because we have never had money problems (one of the leading causes of divorce).  It’s not because we…

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How To Get Started With Meal Planning

How to get started with meal planning

How to Get Started on Meal-Planning Meal Planning is one of the biggest ways you can save money in your family’s food budget. The problem is, for  someone who has never made out a meal plan, the idea can be overwhelming. You may not know where to start or how to do it effectively. Here…

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5 Tips To Spring Clean Your Kitchen Pantry!

Tips To Spring Clean Your Kitchen Pantry

Spring is officially here and with that comes the daunting task some face of Spring Cleaning. While the basics of wiping down baseboards, changing out batteries and cleaning windows may already be on your list, many people don’t think about the need to clean your kitchen pantry. For many of us the kitchen pantry is…

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Staycations | What To Do in Philadelphia!

How To Have a Staycation in Philadelphia PA

If money is tight (or you just don’t feel like travelling) this year, you might want to consider a Staycation.  If you live in the Philadelphia area, you can easily find enough to do every day of your staycation.  The real problem is choosing what to do! Here are some staycation ideas for Philadelphia, PA…

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