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    Planning Healthy Meals
    How to Stick to a Healthy Diet When You’re a Parent on the Go
    You have to pick them both up from school. Then it’s the mad dash to her soccer game, and then right afterward, his swim meet. Once you get home, you’ll need to throw together a quick dinner and somehow allow enough time for homework and a re...
    Amy Magill
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    Starting a Business
    Business Basics Quiz
    How much do you know about the basics of business? Take the quiz! ...
    David Johnson
  • Mom as Wonder Woman
    Mom's Corner
    4 Reasons Why Mom Is a Real-Life Wonder Woman
    Superhero fans will soon get to experience Wonder Woman on the big screen. But with Mother's Day this weekend, how about honoring the real wonder woman in your life - mom. Here are four reasons why moms are real-life superheroes. Moms have sup...
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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
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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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    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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    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! ...
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    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...
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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...
  • 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
  • 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. ...
  • 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. ...
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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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    Healthy Marriage
    How Work Can Affect Your Marriage
    How Work Can Affect Your Marriage Although you usually develop your relationship and your career separately, we all know through experience that they are connected. The quality of your love life will affect your work. If you're feeling stressed ...
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    Starting a Business
    Challenges and Opportunities for the Self-Employed
    Challenges and Opportunities for the Self-Employed When starting your own business, you can expect some challenges along with the rewards. Working for someone as an employee generally includes benefits, and your employer is responsible for the t...
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    Working from Home
    Setting Up a Home Office
    Setting Up a Home Office While we can't begin to cover every aspect of creating a home office in this short section, we can offer some suggestions to get you started. You'll need to find the right space for an office, outfit it with a phone, com...
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    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...