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  • Modern Dad and Daughter
    Family Life
    The Unique Pressures of a 21st-Century Dad
    Generations ago, marital roles were fairly well-defined; dads worked while moms stayed home and raised the kids. Think of The Brady Bunch or The Wonder Years. Now fast-forward 40–50 years. In most families, both parents need to work while child...
    Steven Auger
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    Family Life
    Real Talk: A Day in the Life of Working Parents
    The choice to start a family is one that reaps priceless rewards while, at times, is accompanied by agonizing frustration. Life as you knew it is over. Your little one rules the roost now. Having kids is a full time job in addition to your other ...
    Steven Auger
  • Family Life
    Working Moms
    Working Moms: A Sample Plan for Hectic Workdays
    Working Moms: A Sample Plan for Hectic WorkdaysThe Night BeforePrepare clothes—Listen to the weather report, know what to expect, and have the proper cleaned and pressed clothes ready to go. Prepare for work and day care—Pack your briefcase an...
  • working moms face an even bigger pay gap than single women
    Working Moms
    The Motherhood Penalty: Working Moms Are Making Less
    The Motherhood Penalty: Working Moms Are Making Less It's no news that women are paid less than their male coworkers for doing the same job. But did you know that the gap is even wider for working moms than for childless workers? A study by Corne...
  • Family Life
    Starting a Business
    Business Basics Quiz
    How much do you know about the basics of business? Take the quiz! ...
    David Johnson
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    Saving Tips
    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
  • Family Life
    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...
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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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  • Family Life
    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...
  • Family Life
    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...
  • Family Life
    Working from Home
    Will Working from Home Work for You?
    Are you wondering whether the work-from-home lifestyle is right for you? Take our quiz! ...
  • Family Life
    Starting a Business
    Risks of Starting Your Own Business
    Risks of Starting Your Own Business More than half of all entrepreneurial ventures fail. Having gotten that fact out in the open, we're now telling you to ignore it if you're considering starting your own business. Don't Go There Many entrepre...
  • Family Life
    Family Budgets
    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...
  • Family Life
    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...
  • School Forms Printables
    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. ...
  • Family Life
    Stay-At-Home Moms
    The Price of Motherhood: An Interview with Ann Crittenden
    The Price of Motherhood: An Interview with Ann CrittendenMoms Pay High Cost for Caring In a new book, The Price of Motherhood: Why the Most Important Job in the World is Still the Least Valued, author and former New York Times economics reporter ...
    Katy Abel
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  • School Forms Printables
    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. ...