Family & Lifestyle / Children & Pets

  • Don’t Take Selfies With Your Pet While Driving, AAA Warns

      

    Going on a road trip for the long 4th of July weekend? If you take your dog with you, make sure you don’t try to snap a selfie of you with your four-legged friend, AAA says. A look at...

  • Preschool Inside Nursing Home Rewarding for Kids, Seniors

      

    By Cox Media Group National Content Desk SEATTLE — Locating a preschool inside of a nursing home may seem  an odd choice, but bringing together the youngest and the oldest members of...

  • This Company Offers a Year's Paternity Leave for Dads!

      

    By Cox Media Group National Content Desk The Virgin empire is giving even more perks to its employees. Last year the mega company introduced unlimited vacations.  This year, Richard...

  • 8 Ways To Save While Dining Out

      

    Eating out can become a very costly expense and a big budget buster. However, we all like to live a little and eat a little with good company. It's a fact of life. I'm sure Suze Orman...

  • Best Sunscreen For Your Money

      

    Consumer Reports has ranked sunscreens and found that you don't have to pay big bucks to protect your skin from harsh UV rays. Here's what so funny: One of the highest rated sunscreens...

  • New tech to keep track of your kid’s driving habits

      

    There are new ways to keep your teen driver safe when they are behind the wheel.

  • Lunch Lady: I Was Fired for Feeding Kids Who Couldn't Afford Food

      

    By Cox Media Group National Content Desk AURORA, Colo. — A school lunch lady is out of a job after being fired for giving lunches to kids who didn't have any money. Della Curry...

  • 7 Ways To Help Your New Grad Become Financially Savvy

      

    Few things prepare young adults for the financial realities of being independent, but that does not mean that you can't sit down with them and go over a few pointers to help them start on the...

  • Cloth Diapers vs. Disposables: Cost Comparison

      

    First things first, this is not a post on how to cloth diaper, what the different types of cloth diapers are, or any of the other million details that could be written about cloth diapering. There...

  • Is Pet Insurance Worth the Price?

      

    Thinking about getting a pet insurance policy? Read this before you do... The pet insurance market is a booming industry that's growing by 25 percent per year. There is a quarter billion...

  • How To Save Money on Disney

      

    Now that Disney has raised admission prices to all of its parks, I want to tell you the best ways I know to save money when you want to visit the Mouse! Saving money on Disney is tough, but...

  • Talking to your kids about how to handle money

      

    Why it's up to parents to make sure their kids understand the importance of saving over spending.

  • Student Loan Guide

      

    Do you need to borrow to fund college education for yourself or your child? I wrote this guide to tell you about my Clark Smart approach to student loans. If you already have student loans,...

  • How Do You Teach Kids About Money?

      

    The question of giving kids an allowance is a thorny issue. But when a kid turns around and tears up an allowance "because it wasn't the amount his mom said she would give him,"...

  • Protect Your Child From Identity Theft

      

    While the credit bureaus sit on their hands when it comes to child identity theft, several states have legislation that give parents a tool to prevent it from happening to their child. When a...