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    Creative Ways to Earn Extra Money
    Being a stay-at-home mom is a full-time job, but without the luxury of a paycheck. In these tough economic times, many moms are looking for ways to earn a little extra money, so we took to the message boards for creative ways to supplement your i...
    Lindsay Hutton
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    Dealing With Job Loss
    Talking to Kids About Layoffs
    Talking to Kids About Layoffs You've heard the statistics. The United States is in its worst recession since 1982, if not since the Great Depression. Gross Domestic Product, the rawest measure of economic output, is dropping, while unemployment i...
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    Working Moms
    Working Moms: A Sample Plan for Hectic Workdays
    Going back to work after having a baby? No doubt you're feeling apprehension about being back on a 9-to-5 schedule, anxiety over leaving your baby and worry about balancing work and motherhood. Probably the last thing on your mind is your wardrob...
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    Stay-At-Home Moms
    Staying at Home: It's Not All About Cooking and Cleaning
    Staying at Home: It's Not All About Cooking and Cleaning Do not be put off by the thought of staying home just because you don't like doing dishes, laundry, and other housework. The main focus when you stay home should be on caring for your fam...
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    Work-Life Balance
    Juggling Career and Family
    Juggling Career and Family It is a day-to-day challenge when you are juggling career and family. Priorities need to be set in both areas for you to be successful in parenting your child. You need to come up with a strategy that involves seriou...
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    Will Working from Home Work for You?
    Are you wondering whether the work-from-home lifestyle is right for you? Take our quiz! ...
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    Healthy Marriage
    Are You Married to Your Work or to Your Spouse?
    Are You Married to Your Work or to Your Spouse? Some people are fortunate enough to really love their work. They put tons of energy into their job and receive a lot of personal satisfaction from the results. They tend to work long hours and talk...
  • AAP Says Interactive Screen Time Could Be Healthy
    AAP Says Interactive Screen Time Can Be Healthy
    When it comes to screen time and kids, it isn't all bad news. The American Academy of Pediatrics offers guidelines on how to make screen time healthy and educational.
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    Calculate Your Cost to Stay at Home
    Calculate Your Cost to Stay at HomeOh, no! This page is temporarily down for maintenance. We apologize for the inconvenience. Meanwhile, check out our related content while we work on getting it back up and running. Can You Afford to Have Anothe...
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    Being a Good Mom
    Women and Their Solutions
    Women and Their Solutions Nationwide, women are finding ways to fulfill their desire for family and careers. Here's a sample of how some of them are doing it: Sixty-seven percent of pediatric residencies are being filled by women because they a...
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    Take Our Daughters to Work Day - Part 3
    When the day is done, have your daughter reflect on her experiences during "Take Our Daughters to Work Day." Ask her to answer these questions before, during, and after on these printable sheet. ...
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    Career Resources
    Business Rules for Meeting and Greeting
    Business Rules for Meeting and Greeting Very definite rules apply to the various aspects of meeting and greeting people in the corporate culture. Your mother was right when she gave you that advice about first impressions. Standing Mind Your ...
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    Take Our Daughters to Work Day - Part 1
    Have your daughter answer these questions before, during, and after she joins you on "Take Our Daughters to Work Day." She should record what she hopes to gain from the experience. ...
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    Take Our Daughters to Work Day - Part 2
    Now that your daughter is at work, what does she think? Have her answer these questions before, during, and after to assess her experience. ...
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    Working Moms
    Managing Your Work and Childcare
    Managing Your Work and Childcare Whether you work outside the home or are a career mom, your schedule is going to change dramatically when your child starts regular school. One of the first things you'll discover is that you suddenly have a whol...
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    Volunteering
    Disaster Relief: What Your Family Can Do to Help
    Disaster Relief: What Your Family Can Do to HelpWhen your kids see people in obvious need of help, they may ask, "Is there anything I can do?" The answer is, yes. When I was a child, I remember the news being flooded with pictures of starving Afr...
    Molly Hewitt
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    Fact Monster - a safe online educational space for kids

    Are you worried about your kids being online? Fact Monster is a KidSafe-certified site for your kids to get homework help, play games and watch educational videos. Check it out...and give Same Game a try yourself!

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    Working Moms
    Deciding to Work After Baby Is Born
    Deciding to Work After Baby Is Born Should you return to work after the baby is born? If you can even ask this question, consider yourself lucky. Many parents have no choice about whether to go back to work. Among parents of children under the ...