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How to Save Money on School Lunch According the the School Nutrition Association, the average middler schooler shells out $2.68 per lunch. That money adds up.
Marco Rubio’s Paid Family Leave Plan Is As Suspect As First Thought According to a new analysis, Rubio's plan could cost parents 3-to-10-percent of their lifetime Social Security benefits.
14 Essential Tips for Flying With a Toddler Everything a parent needs to know to make that flight a whole lot less hellish.
Flying & Driving
California Passes Bill to Ban For-Profit Charter Schools But will the state's Democratic governor sign it into law?
The 5 Best Apps For Teaching Kids How to Manage Their Money From allowance trackers to prepaid debit cards, these digital piggy banks will help you raise financially savvy kids.
The Best Work From Home Jobs Dads Can Really Get Most jobs that let you work at home require you actually have experience in a particular field. These five don't.
Love & Money
The Absolute Grossest My Kid's Ever Done, According to 20 Dads From painting with poop to bathing in urine, kids are disgusting and they don't even know it.
Father & Child Relationships
New ‘Adventure’ Playground Lets Kids Smash Their Fingers With Real Hammers Minneapolis becomes the latest city to embrace free-range parenting with a 'dangerous' playground.
The Best Budgeting Apps to Get Your Family Finances In Order Managing a family budget doesn't have to be a massive time suck.
It Costs $31,000 More to Raise a Kid Than it Did 50 Years Ago. Why? From food and clothing to housing and diapers, the percentage of a family's budget being spent on kids continues to drop. So why is the cost of raising a child still skyrocketing?
Layaway Still Exists. And It's the Best Way to Teach Kids About Money. In addition to budgeting and saving skills, layaway also helps explain fees, fine print, and the importance of delayed gratification.
The 5 Coolest Castles Families Can Rent In the United States It's every kid's dream to spend the night in a castle. Here are 5 of the best for your next vacation.
Fatherhood Kills Friendships. Here's How I Saved Mine. After becoming a dad, there are no day-long hangs or all-hours bonding sessions. But you can still make friendships work. Here's how I did.
‘Nature Hunt’ Turns A Boring Walk Into An Exciting Afternoon Adventure Even better, it gets them jazzed about going outside and wears them out.