ABOUT US

Posts

Road trip

Study Finds *This* Could Be the Secret to Happiness

The majority of families are healthier and happier after a road trip.

+ read more

Think Saving for College is Complicated? It Doesn’t Have to Be

Saving money for your kid’s education doesn’t need to be stressful but you do need to make some hard financial decisions to create the future you envision.

+ read more

You’re Off! Walks & Runs Perfect for Chicago Families

On your mark! Get set! Go! We laced up our sneaks to bring you this list of the best kid-friendly walks and runs (both virtual & in-person)!

+ read more

Dear Parents, Black History Is American History

“My school failed to teach me the truth about American history. They failed us. Are we going to allow our schools to repeat the same mistake and fail our children as well?

+ read more
JLo Yoplait

Jennifer Lopez and Yoplait Make It Easy to Support Local Feeding America Member Food Banks

Through the Lids to Feed America program Yoplait will donate up to $600,000.

+ read more
Doc McStuffins

“Doc McStuffins” Special Highlighting Healthy Habits to Air on Disney Junior

A new “Wash Your Hands” singing doll was added to the retail line.

+ read more

These Pajamas Give Back in a Special Way

The new fall lineup is beyond adorable.

+ read more
The Littlest Bailout

Country Time Lemonade Offers Stimulus Checks to Little Entrepreneurs

The check can offset the loss of revenue from the lemonade stand.

+ read more

How to Teach Your Kids to Save Money for Emergencies

“The next time you run out of stay-at-home activities to keep the family busy, take some time to work with your kids on managing their money—it pays off in the long run.”

+ read more
Acorns Early

Acorns Early Gives Every Child Financial Access Beginning at Birth

Now it is even easier to invest in your child’s future. 

+ read more
GiGis Playhouse

GiGi’s Playhouse Launches the “Step to Accept Challenge”

This virtual run-walk-ride designed to send a message of acceptance across the world.

+ read more

32 Ballerinas From Around the World Danced Together for COVID-19 Relief

This special video performance features dancers from ballet companies around the world.

+ read more
The Chen Family

San Francsico Teen’s Passion for Pi Raises Funds for the March of Dimes

This amazing teen is using her talents to raise money for a cause close to her heart.

+ read more

Creative Ways to Give Cash Presents to Kids

“What parents and grandparents may not realize is that they can creatively gift cash in many ways—beyond a few $20 bills stuffed in a card.”

+ read more

An Easy Way To Have Fun & Benefit Oregon Education

Feeling lucky? Pick up an Oregon Lottery ticket and see what happens! Whether or not you win big, you’ll be supporting local public education.

+ read more

This 5-Year-Old Paid Off Students’ Lunch Debt with a Hot Cocoa Stand

One person can make a difference no matter how old they are.

+ read more

A New Federal Act Will Allow Parents to Cash Out $5,000 from a 401(k)

This new legislation allows parents to withdraw up to $10,000 from their retirement funds for child-related expenses.

+ read more

6 Must-Know Savings Tips for Parents

As a parent, it’s crucial to find time to think about your financial future and what can be done to make sure that your child will have their own financial security.

+ read more

How Can I Find Reliable Sources for My Kids’ School Reports?

Looking for reliable sources for school reports? Our friends at Common Sense Media have pulled together these trusted and credible websites to help support your kid’s research.

+ read more

Here’s How to Go to the Movies for Just $1 This Summer

This annual $1 movie program is back and we can’t wait!

+ read more

529 Plan: What You Need to Know Before Enrolling

Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about the 529 college savings plan and whether it’s right for your family.

+ read more

New Program Assists Military Families Overcome Rising Infertility Costs

Operation Baby Quest is setting out to help our servicewomen.

+ read more

Boy, Wonder Is Changing Boys Clothing in the Best Way

The creators of Princess Awesome are back––and boy, is it wonderful.

+ read more

Here’s How To Host a BARKE Sale & Help Both Kids and Canines

This sale benefits fur babies and your babies!

+ read more

The Benefits of Pre-K Might Last Longer Than We All Thought

The benefits of preschool could last long after kindergarten, a new study finds.

+ read more