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Babysitter Backup Plan

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It’s what Donald Rumsfeld called the “known unknowns.” At some point this winter, your kids will be home sick, and your sitter will be... Read Now

How I Cope With Working-Mom Guilt

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I’ve been working since my son was born; I’m also the primary earner in my marriage. My son, now five, is thriving. I’m not. I still... Read Now

Gifts Kids Will Love

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Buying for kids packs a surprising amount of stress. If they don’t like what you’ve gotten them, they’ll tell you. Never fear—these... Read Now

Balancing Santa, Kids & Budget

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When I answered my seven-year-old’s Christmas request for an iPod Touch recently with a “no” (and a side of “are you kidding me?”), he... Read Now