5 Non-App Ways To Keep Your Kids Safe Online

5 Non-App Ways To Keep Your Kids Safe Online

By Vicki Little I thought I had done everything right. I have parental controls enabled, filters on every device, and I monitor my kids’ online activity each morning — everything. So imagine my surprise when I picked up my son’s phone to find that he had searched for a word that shocked me to my core. After talking(…)

Our 2 Favorite Free Apps For Learning Languages

Our 2 Favorite Free Apps For Learning Languages

By Vicki Little We all know how quickly children learn new words. Utter a bad word just once and the next thing you know, those little sponges are repeating it to their Kindergarten teachers! Many parents spend a lot of money educating their children at private schools to ensure they learn to speak second or even third languages. Learning another language will help(…)

The Ultimate Moms’ Summit You Don’t Want To Miss

The Ultimate Moms’ Summit You Don’t Want To Miss

By Vicki Little My bookshelf is filled with dusty good intentions. There are about 20 different books on parenting, all containing wonderful ideas that would undoubtedly help me navigate this parenting thing that I’m struggling with. The problem is, I’m too busy navigating that difficult world to actually sit down and read them. And to be(…)

What Is The Real Cost Of Raising Kids?

What Is The Real Cost Of Raising Kids?

By Brett Graff, The Home Economist and the author of Not Buying It: Stop Overspending and Start Raising Happier, Healthier, More Successful Kids. Follow her at @BrettGraff. Don’t shoot the messenger here because it’s the government (not the well-meaning financial bloggers) who calculate the cost of raising kids from birth to age 17. So yes, this year’s total(…)