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Three Sites That Teach the Value of a Buck

At some point, your little birdies are going to dive out of the nest and directly into a hurricane of credit offers, career decisions, and spending temptations.   Prevent a financial nosedive by teaching them money must-knows before they...

This Year, Plan for the Camp Gap

News flash: school ends in June.   It’s time to plan for the Camp Gap—that stretch of time between the last day of school and the first day of camp. Assuming you can’t dash off to Disney World for three weeks or call Nana, here are some child...

What You Need to Know About Getting Pregnant on the Job

I work for one of the most empowering all-female companies in America. But when I told my boss I was pregnant, my heart was racing. I knew DailyWorth would be supportive. But the fact is, there are no guarantees when it comes to maternity leave...

Book Review: Mean Moms Rule

No one is happier than this mom about the hot retro trend, back to the old-fashioned, “sit up straight and eat your peas” style of parenting.   I rejoice with every new sign that so-called helicopter parenting is dying—to wit, the arrival of...

Don’t Be a Judge-y Parent

I spend $240 a month for my sons’ piano lessons—$30 per lesson, per kid, per week. It’s a competitive rate for our area, and I love our teacher’s approach. Translation: Even when the $240 is a strain, it has value—for us. But recently another mom...

A Vital Deposit for Your Child

Would you bank the umbilical cord blood of your newborn?    The controversial practice has been getting more air time this fall, thanks to the endorsement of reality show stars Giuliana and Bill Rancic, who banked their newborn’s cord blood.  ...

Get More in March

Like you, I want  to feel that my money—and my time—is well-spent. That’s why I love discovering (and sharing!) little gems that make me feel like I’m getting more every day.   I started saving money for my almost-two-year-old daughter’s college...

Babysitter Backup Plan

It’s what Donald Rumsfeld called the “known unknowns.” At some point this winter, your kids will be home sick, and your sitter will be snowed in—or sick as well. That's why every working mother needs a backup plan. Start here. Strategize....

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