6 Family-Friendly and Frugal Summer Activities
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6 Family-Friendly and Frugal Summer Activities

We all know that even the most basic road trips and camping excursions can start to add up, but there are lots of ways to give your kids a summer to remember without overspending. Here are six of my favourite family-friendly and frugal activity tips that will keep your family smiling this summer Continue reading »

4 Cheap Family Vacation Ideas
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4 Cheap Family Vacation Ideas

As wonderful as parenthood is, there are two undeniable realities associated with it…for one it’s expensive, and secondly it can be exhausting. So, while you may desperately need a little (or a LOT) of R&R, you may not be able to afford it. Or at least not the luxury getaways you had prior to having kids. So, here, I’ve compiled a list of four great (and cheap) ideas for vacations for families with young kids, like mine. Continue reading »

Credit Cards for Kids!?!

Credit Cards for Kids!?!

It doesn’t take kids long to recognize the power of plastic. My oldest daughter is barely six, but if my wife or I try to use the “I have no money…” line to get out of buying another toy or treat, she’s likely to say, “Well, use your credit card.” The point being, she gets how to use them, she just doesn’t really understand how they work. Should you give your kids a credit card? And, if so, when? Continue reading »