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6 Ways to Help Your Kids Give Back

November 27, 2013 • 2013, Big Kids, Community, December 2013, Teens and Pre-TeensComments (0)

6 Ways to Help Your Child Give Back at Home and Around Town – Opportunities for the Holidays and Any Days. FIGHT HUNGER with Second Harvest Food Bank OPPORTUNITIES: Warehouse sorting (Age: 14+): Sort, label, and package food that the food bank receives from manufacturers and food drives. Tip: Kids of all ages can help plant, weed and harvest at...

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Making Jolly: Homemade Holiday Envelopes for Less Than $5

November 27, 2013 • 2013, Big Kids, December 2013, Decor & Crafts, Home LifeComments (0)

by Heather Evans With a little help from your kids, you can make your holiday cards stand out from the masses with easy-to-make (and easy to fund) homespun card envelopes. Step 1: Gather your materials Glue Any new or old holiday magazine (or newspaper!) Tape...

Ways to Save for College: Comparing Popular Options

November 27, 2013 • 2013, Babies, Big Kids, December 2013, Expert Advice, Money Matters, Teens and Pre-Teens, ToddlersComments (0)

How expensive will college be tomorrow? The Department of Education projects that by 2030, the tuition cost of obtaining a four-year degree at a public university will surpass $200,000. Staggering? Indeed, but college is plenty expensive already. In 2012,...

Kelly, Help! Q&A with Kelly Klaus, LMFT

November 26, 2013 • 2013, Big Kids, December 2013, Expert Advice, Home Life, Teens and Pre-Teens, ToddlersComments (0)

Q: My ex is always changing the time or date we had originally agreed to in the divorce agreement with regard to the visitation of the children. How do I keep things consistent so I can make plans? – Pat, Mission Viejo  A: As important as it is to have...