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How to Get Kids’ Clothes for Free


The expenses associated with children can add up quickly. You’ve essentially doubled your necessary expenditures while your income remains unchanged. While clothing stays a necessity, it doesn’t have to be a costly obligation. Here are some ways for you to get kids’ clothes at a low-cost, as well as how to make up that money to break even.   Consignment Shops Consignment ...


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Single Mom’s Guide to Mother’s Day


When you’re a single mom on Mother’s Day, it’s understandable that you might feel a little odd about celebrating yourself. After all, it’s most likely that you’re going to be the one to have to initiate the festivities of the day. Here’s some tips to keep this day as special as possible: Remember, You Deserve It Mother’s Day is about celebrating you. T...


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What You Need to Know About Section 8


Section 8 housing vouchers were created to help the millions of Americans that can’t afford reasonable housing. While most people know about it, a surprising number of people that need it have no idea how to get it or even what the requirements are. Do you need Section 8 but don’t have all of the information you need? If so, here’s what you need to know.   Eligibility ...


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Shanghai Parents Will Soon Be Able to Sue Kids Who Don’t Visit Home


Visits from children back home to their parents are about to become a whole lot more frequent in Shanghai, China.   Chinese authorities ruled recently that children who no longer live at home and don’t visit their parents would face some severe consequences if they don’t change their ways. They must “visit or send greetings often,” or they may be sued by their parent...


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Dealing With Prejudice Against Single Parents


Even in modern society, there is unfortunately still a certain stigma associated with being a single parent. It can be difficult to know how to respond when faced with it, especially side by side with your children. These prejudices are often based off of misconceptions, so here’s the knowledge you need to be able to shoot them down when they come along:   Single Parents are Not Irres...


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Socializing as a Single Parent


It might seem like your social life is a bit of a deadzone now that you have children. However, it’s more than possible to balance your parenthood with a fulfilling social life. Here are some tips on socializing as a single parent:   Start Seeing Social Time as a Necessity It is completely understandable for a parent to feel that they need some time to themselves sometimes. Never thi...


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How to Pay Off Debt When You Have a Child


There’s certainly a good amount of financial responsibility associated with having a child. It may be difficult to balance debt with future bills. However, there are some ways you can cut costs and get that debt paid off so you can keep looking forward:   Cut General Costs Wherever you think you might be able to save money, do it. This might be cutting out your cable bill, or switchi...


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Positive Effects of Single Parenting


There’s a lot of negative stigma associated with single parenting. However, it’s often misinformed and incomplete. It’s time for some reassurance, because there’s a lot of it to go around. Here are five positive effects of single parenting to keep you upbeat and informed:   Develop Stronger Bonds Spending quality time with your kids one-on-one may allow you to devel...


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The 7 Best Animated Family Films


Family films are notorious for engaging every member of the family - both child and parent - in a world of fantasy. These animated classics are hand-picked as some of the best entertainment you can come across, teaching great messages to your little one(s) as well as relating to you on a deeper intellectual level. Give some of these a look next time you’re deciding what to watch:   7....


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5 Helpful Spring Cleaning Tips


Spring is here! With it, we’re invited into another round of spring cleaning: the whirlwind sweep of our homes that makes everything shine and shimmer for the warm weather. Here are some tips that could help you out this year:   Clean Your Doormat We never necessarily consider just how much foot traffic our welcome mats get. Anyone who enters or leaves your house lays all the dirt an...


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