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Updated: February 12, 2020

5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Starting Genealogy Research

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Everyone has a story to tell, your ancestors included. But if you're one of the millions of Americans who want to know those stories, you’ll need to connect with your inner genealogist. When my brother decided to wade through centuries of the past to dig up our family history, he didn’t realize the rabbit hole he was jumping into. 

More: 5 Family History & Genealogy Podcasts to Listen to This Fall

Updated: May 15, 2019

Homeschooling for Multiple Intelligences

Homeschooling for Multiple Intelligences

How Can I Teach You? Let Me Count the Ways.
There are as many ways to homeschool as there are ways for children to learn. Parents usually start with the traditional classroom model, because that's what they know. A curriculum is purchased from one of the leading curriculum vendors, and it outlines everything the child will study in the coming year. Many curriculum packages contain all the textbooks, workbooks, and related materials, as well as telephone support.

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Updated: February 12, 2020

Teaching Teens About Privilege

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The talk of the town...well, of parents of high schoolers...is the recent college admissions scandal that actors Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman were involved in; in which a slew of parents secretly bribed competitive schools—like the University of Southern California—to accept their children. Sure, you can argue bribery has been going on for decades, and is nothing new in the world of higher education. However, bribing college coaches and administrators to accept your child to a certain school is (very) illegal.

Updated: March 2, 2021

The Ultimate Guide to Gifting Your Niece or Nephew This Holiday Season

The Ultimate Guide to Gifting Your Niece or Nephew This Holiday Season

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It’s that time of year where you are supposed to buy your adorable little niece or nephew a gift. What do you get? What is age appropriate? Should you stick with trends or classics? With kids, it is best to stick with classics.

Updated: January 6, 2021

14 Classic Toys That Still Rock

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Genealogy: Researching Estates

Genealogy: Researching Estates

Genie Jargon

To reach the age of majority is to become of legal age. This usually was 21 for a male, and 18 or 16 for a female, but the age differed from state to state and in different time periods.

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Mom, the Micromanager

Mom, the Micromanager

Building Blocks

Micromanager is an individual who oversees and takes responsibility for the tiniest details in a plan family, business, or organization.

Mom is the member of the family who tries to micromanage her domain and her subjects. Hence she is more…

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Updated: August 27, 2019

Staff Tips: 9 Morning Routine Hacks to Get Your Kids to the Bus Stop on Time

Morning Routine Hacks

It's 7:29am, the school bus is pulling up in front of your house, and your child has one shoe on, can't find the other one, her homework is still on the kitchen counter, and the contents of her backpack may or may not actually be what she needs to bring to school that day. The morning routine is way off course.

You open the front door and wave the bus driver away...looks like another day of driving your kid to school, being late for work, and generally watching your morning collapse in chaos. Or is it?

Updated: March 2, 2021

The Ultimate Homeschool Supply List

The ultimate honeschool supply list

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by: Katy Abel

Joint Checking Accounts

Joint Checking Accounts

Conquering Money Madness
When Peter Q. went out and bought a sleek, new, red Porsche a few years ago, his live-in girlfriendof three years thought he was being silly, but she didn't harbor any feelings of resentment.

"I never had to give anything up for him to have that car," Gina A. reasons. "We decided from the very beginning that we didn't want to manage each other's money."

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Child Support

Child Support

As a stepparent, you have no legal obligation to support your stepchild (unless you adopt the kid, in which case, you aren't a step anymore!). Reality is far more complex, however. Child support and other financial decisions between your partner and your partner's ex are major decisions, often determined during the divorce.

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Updated: September 21, 2021

15 Gift Ideas for Two Year Old Boys

Best Toddler Gifts

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Environmental Hazards in School Buildings

Environmental Hazards in School Buildings

Safety Savvy

Students should know how to evacuate a bus in case of an emergency. Ask if your school's bus drivers conduct drills so kids won't be confused if they ever have to make an escape.

If you send your child to school healthy but he frequently comes home sick, it might not be just the latest germ that's going around. Parents at a few schools have found it's the school building that's the culprit.

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