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Quick Breakfast for Kids for More Efficient Mornings

As much as I love the idea of cooking a three-course breakfast every morning for the kids and me, it’s just not realistic. We’re all scrambling to get out of the door on time, it’s still dark and bitter cold, and we’d rather be sleeping. I can eat at my leisure because I work from home, but once the kids leave, they’re at the mercy of the school bell schedule. With the new year’s motivation, we’re planning a quick breakfast for kids that can easily be grabbed on the way out, if necessary.

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Gave My Son a Budget and Let Him Loose – Online Shopping for Teens

Being a teenager, ugh, I remember the frustration–feeling so old and mature yet rarely being taken seriously. It’s such a difficult transition for parents too. Accepting that your little one is now suddenly this grown, independent thinker, but still requiring guidance–it’s a super tough balance. As a parent, everything relies on giving just the right amount of freedom. Too much and you’re in trouble. Too little, and that’ll surely backfire. When it comes to online shopping for teens, Amazon is now allowing us to find that superb harmony in guided independence.

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Attention Busy Parents: Best Travel Snacks for Athletes

Kraft-Heinz sponsored this post, but the opinions are mine alone. Back to school season is upon us. Early mornings are spent preparing multiple meals, planning the best travel snacks for the commute between after school activities, and scrambling to come up with some sort of edible dinner. It’s chaos, but I don’t think we’d have …

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Allowance on a Debit Card – Teaching Teens Finances

Teenagers. UGH! Love them to pieces but guiding them along the journey to personal responsibility, financial trust, and independence can make us parents want to pull our rapidly graying hair out. Thankfully, there are a lot of tools out there to help us along the way. Putting my kids’ allowance on a debit card is …

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DIY Night Light Teaches Teens How To Code

It’s been three months of having educational activities for teens delivered to our house. These educational kits for teens have inspired all sorts of ingenuity and learning. I never thought much about how to teach STEM at home, but with these, we’re all getting in on the action. This DIY night light box is great …

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