Baby Sprinkle: Tips for Showering Newborn No. 2

According to tradition, a first baby is celebrated with a shower but not subsequent little ones. However, as with many traditions, this has changed with time and second (and even third or fourth) pregnancies are celebrated with what is known as a “baby sprinkle.” Similar to a baby shower, a sprinkle celebrates the arrival of […]

Five Fun and Frugal Family Traditions to Start on Thanksgiving

Rather than letting the kids veg out in front of the television or computer, watching holiday specials and eating food reserved for-or leftovers from-Thanksgiving dinner, start some fun traditions that you can carry on year after year, generation after generation. Go Back to the Books Chances are, many family members (kids and adults) don’t remember […]

A New Resolution: Addition, Not Subtraction

There’s something about the calendar flipping over to a new year that motivates people to attempt personal overhauls. Some declare that they’ll stop smoking or that they’ll drop twenty pounds; others promise that they’ll cut back on time devoted to television or electronic gadgets. Of course, come February 1st millions of Americans will commiserate together […]