It seems every parent wants to give their child the very best life possible and what you decide to name you little sweetie pie is right up there with one of THE BIGGEST responsibilities you will have as a parent (no pressure). You want your kid to be happy, healthy, and to be able to support themselves as adults so do you know what names will give them the best chance at bringing home the bacon?
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Considering the staggering price of having a baby — it costs the average middle-class family more than $204,000 to raise a child, not counting the cost of college, according to recent government estimates — it’s no wonder parents stress about finances. What’s more, your family’s finances factor into so many things: the balance between you and your partner, the decision about whether either of you stay home with the kids, the concern about how your money woes may affect your kids. Babble takes a look at all those topics and offers practical advice on everything from saving for college to making the most of family tax breaks. Just consider taking the time to read these stories a smart investment.
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I was near Costco last week with a few minutes to spare, so I made a quick trip in for the essentials. Yes, I can do that. I’ve gotten it down to a science, with a list of must-haves for each warehouse trip. Most of my purchases revolve around the girls — easy breakfast options, MORE »
I was thinking the other day about my main label in life – “mother.” And how it gets broken down even further into “working mother,” meaning that I have a job outside of the home. I don’t mind the labels. I don’t mind being identified as “Harrison’s mom” because hey! He’s a cool kid and MORE »
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dding tiny changes to your lifestyle is a great way to build up to successful long-term habits. Start small: focus on one new habit to include in your daily life each month until you’ve made a regular practice of it. Start a new habit that will save you money. Break a habit that’s busting your budget.
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