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You Deserve Better: 5 Signs It’s Time to Break up With Your Old Bank

by: Carson Kohler. A staff writer at The Penny Hoarder.    Neil Sedaka had it right — breaking up is hard to do. Actually, that could be the understatement of the century. Breaking up is super hard to do. Like, I-just-stopped-eating-for-a-week hard. Or if you’re more like me, I-just-ate-my-way-through-the-ice-cream-aisle hard. But perhaps even more difficult than the breakup is knowing when it’s …

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33 Things Everyone Should Please Stop Saying To Pregnant People

Terri Pous BuzzFeed Staff 1. “Are you sure it’s not a food baby?” “I was so small while pregnant that people would ask me, ‘Are you sure it’s not a food baby?'” ABC / Via giphy.com 2. “Are you going to have more than one?” “Let me get through pushing out this human first. And also, none of your business.” 3. “Are you sure …

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Best Baby Products of 2018

Every parent has a few baby products they absolutely can’t live without—gear they’d choose to take on a desert island instead of a lifetime supply of chocolate. We asked Babylist families to fill us in on their three must-have baby products. Thousands of parents nominated hundreds of products, which we analyzed to create this list. And with no further ado, …

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12 Dating Tips That Will Transform Your Love Life

By Arielle Pardes Real talk: Dating is sometimes harder than it should be. After countless dinners and drinks, it can be tempting to throw in the towel and resign to nights of forever watching Netflix alone in your bed. But when dating is done right, it can be amazing, and those great dates often lead to great relationships. So consider this …

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Top 10 Greatest Tech Gadgets for Parents

by: Nicole Fabian-Weber   1. Pacifier Thermometer   Summer Infant Pacifier Thermometer, Teal/White   It’s the perfect antidote to taking baby’s temperature “the old fashioned way.” Beside the fact that the pacifier thermometer makes it so we don’t have to combat wiggly, kicking legs (and a few yelps!), it’s a great way to see if baby has a fever in …

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Surviving the Summer

The final bell rings and excited children everywhere flee the school in happiness…this marks the start of the Summer Vacation. As children dream of this day quickly approaching, parents and caregivers look for help to keep the kids busy and to avoid hearing those dreaded words… “I’m Bored!” Hopefully I can bring some ideas and insights to make this the …

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12 Ways to Deal with Temper Tantrums

One problem that no preschool parent has ever been spared is that of the tantrum. Tantrums are unpleasant, and often quite embarrassing, but they are very normal, especially in children around the ages of 2-3. Children of this age group are discovering a will of their own, but they do not yet have the language that they need to express themselves, …

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The Comprehensive Guide to an Early Retirement (11 Steps)

By ELIZABETH O’BRIEN Maybe you’ve always dreamed about retiring when you hit 60—or even before you get your AARP card at 50. Or perhaps you have watched the stock market climb for the past eight years in a row, with the S&P 500 index more than tripling since its 2009 low, and suddenly an early exit from the workplace seems as if it …

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10 Ways to Improve Your Finances in 10 Minutes

Set aside a few minutes every day to complete small tasks that can lead to big financial outcomes. From our partners at LearnVest from Parents Magazine You’re busy. We’re busy. We’ve all got stuff to do. The longer we put something off, the more we continue to put it off. And those small tasks that will help our financial lives can …

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Kids and Credit Cards: 7 Things Parents Need to Know

by Education.com For 21st century teens, credit cards have become a rite of passage – like cell phones and drivers’ licenses. Teens are quickly becoming one of the largest target markets for credit card companies, with more and more youth culture campaigns popping up each year. That’s because credit card companies know that teenagers are consumers, forming one of the largest …

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