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Parents, save up: It costs this much to raise a kid – CBS News

Are you thinking what I’m thinking? This is quite interesting. $233,000 to raise a child to age 17! Personally, I think that’s on the low end. We’re already $40,000 in for private childcare/preK etc. AND SHE’S ONLY 5!! Also, when you add in private lessons, extracurricular activities, clubs, etc. I think it’s closer to 15-20,000 per year. And that’s if ...

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How to Rejuvenate Yourself |My Day at Rejuvenation Day Spa

I recently realized that I was out of touch with the different levels of self-care. I had become accustomed to maneuvering through traffic arriving ten minutes early for a massage or reflexology only to jump right back into the busy world of viola and Taekwondo classes for my son. When I sat down with Shari, joint owner of Rejuvenation Day ...

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The Invisible Workload of Motherhood is killing me

Ask any mom about the invisible workload of motherhood and she knows exactly what you’re talking about. It’s the things we do for our families that are necessary but go completely unnoticed. The endless list of small tasks that would only ever draw attention if they didn’t happen. The mental weight of doing it all, remembering it all, feeling every emotion in ...

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Creating Lasting #Disney Memories | The planning process

One of the greatest things we can do for our children as parents is give them life long memories they can love and appreciate for years to come. This year we decided to plan a very special 5th birthday trip. Usually I make all the arrangements for any vacation, but this year we decided to hire a private vacation Disney ...

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Summer Is Here| 6 Things Every Mom Should Do #beauty

As I was reflecting today I realized that I was in dire need to do some things for myself to keep me focused, driven, renewed and refreshed for me and my family.  It dawned on me that we school is officially over and we are jumping into a busy hustle and bustle of kid summer activities. Before you know it, ...

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Valley and statewide childcare providers in Arizona | Daycamps | #RedforEd #arizonateacherwalkout

Parents all over the state are scrambling to find affordable, convenient and safe childcare with the upcoming teacher walkout. The largest school districts in the state are among those closures. Tuscon, Mesa, Chandler, Gilbert, Peoria, Paradise Valley, Deer Valley, Phoenix Union, Washington Elementary, Dysart. We have put together a list of providers across the state providing childcare. We will continue ...

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We’re looking for our next Mom Ambassador #Urbanmommmyinc #brands #kids

A Village Mom Ambassador is a Mother who is first enthusiastic about motherhood and family. They are interested in early childhood education, community building and healthy lifestyles Sounds like fun? Learn More   What does a VMA (Village Mom Ambassador) do? VMA’s are innovative, creative, tenacious and most importantly loves to socialize and have fun. VMA’s will lead their own ...

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#Disney Minnie Happy Helpers Out today!

 The Disney title MINNIE’S HAPPY HELPERS is available TODAY to own on DVD.  We had an awesome opportunity to preview the entire DVD last week and my 3 1/2 year old simply loved it.   Don’t take our word for it, check out this clip and share with your friends LINK: https://youtu.be/u3E1oIjbKR0  

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Top Ten Items to Pack When Traveling With Kids | #travel

Planning a trip is hectic enough without children, but add one or more to the mix, and all bets are off. Parents can fully expect everything that could go wrong to do just that. Due to the potentially hectic nature of a trip overseas with your kids, planning is vital, and so we’ve outlined the top ten essential items which ...

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Five Tips on how to evaluate your monthly income | #SingleMoms

By: Landra Glover  I was recently inspired to address a particular money topic that gets plenty attention especially with single moms. “not having enough money to make it through the month.” It is a growing concern for many parents especially, single parents with limited income. Forty percent of American children are born to unmarried mothers and when I engage in ...

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