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Finances
02/04/2013
Ten Ways to Know if Your Child Is Ready or Not for College Spring is the time of year when high school juniors are learning about different colleges and high school seniors are receiving their acceptance letters. More >>

Tags: AcceptanceAttitudeCollegeEducationFinancesFriendsFriendshipsParenting
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01/11/2013
Replacing Mom I had been a stay-at-home homeschooling mom for 13 years when my husband's job was eliminated, which led me to go back to work as a registered nurse. More >>

Tags: BudgetFinancesMotherhood-FatherhoodRead On-AirSAHD stay at home dadSAHM stay-at-home mom
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01/10/2013
Inspired to Pay It Forward It was my daughter's 7th birthday and I was required to bring her 1st grade class fresh flowers and snacks for the week. This was an extremely challenging financial time for our family where $10 was like gold. More >>

Tags: BehaviorBudgetFinancesGratitudeKindnessRead On-Air
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12/19/2012
The Christmas I Grew Up The Christmas of 1964 comes close to bringing tears to my eyes even today. We only got presents twice a year: birthday and Christmas. We each got three presents. Often what we got was clearly a cheaper version of what we wanted, but imagination made up the difference. More >>

Tags: AttitudeBudgetChristmasDisappointmentFinancesHolidaysTight budget
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12/17/2012
I Thought Going Back to Work Was the Answer I read your blog about single income families being able to survive in today's world. That's us. We've got 3 kids under five, my husband makes $60,000 a year and we just bought a house. More >>

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12/10/2012
Making a House a Home ...After my husband proposed to me, we began saving every extra penny each of us was making. By our first anniversary, we had saved up enough to purchase a modest size house, with mortgage payments we could afford, even if my husband lost his job and had to work for minimum wage. More >>

Tags: DatingFinancesMarriagePersonal ResponsibilityRelationshipsSAHM stay at home moms
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12/07/2012
Christmas Gift Ideas My husband and I are really trying to give gifts of self this Christmas, partly because we're on a tight budget and partly because it's more in the true spirit of Christmas. More >>

Tags: Christmas presentsFamily/Relationships - FamilyFinancesHolidaysRelationshipsRelatives
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12/05/2012
Day Cares Don't Care When it comes to the crucial age of being a new little person on the face of the earth, not even the best center-based day care can provide children with what they really need. Kids require one-on-one, loving care that responds to them individually. More >>

Tags: AbuseChild AbuseFinancesParentingSAHM stay at home momsValues
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11/29/2012
Schedule Husband and Wife Time Together Though it has been 37 and 32 years respectively, since our babies were born, I was intrigued by your comment that some parents find it hard to find time to be intimate after their baby is born. More >>

Tags: Date nightDatingFinancesIntimacyRelationshipsSAHM stay at home momsSexSex after children
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11/29/2012
Ten Qualities of a Real Man 1. He has a good sense of right and wrong.
2. He supports his family financially.... More >>

Tags: Adult Child-ParentBehaviorFamily/Relationships - Adult Child/ParentFamily/Relationships - FamilyFinancesMarriageMorals/Ethics/ValuesParentingRaising Boys to MenReal menRelationshipsRelativesRespectRole modelValues
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