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  The holiday season is upon us and is not slowing down!  The holidays are a special time of the year filled with celebrations, family, friends, traveling and much more.  With these occasions, come added responsibilities and potential stressors that could weaken the immune system. A weakened...

We are quickly approaching the holiday season and this can be a stressful time for many people, due to the sheer amount of things going on.  From holiday gatherings, to traveling, shopping, cooking, and cleaning.  These are just a few of the many added responsibilities...

It's almost here again, the end of the summer and the start of the school year. Here are some tips for an easy transition for you and your kids: Get your school supplies in advance.   Plan to shop early for the things you know your kids will need: pencils,...

For most kids, there's really nothing quite like the end of the school year. Classes, homework, and any formal schedule are pretty much done, and the biggest concern is figuring out what to do with all that free time. Though lazing around in front of...

1. You learn the value of independence. You don’t need a man to save you or anyone to take care of you. You learn by example that you are capable of living a full and happy life without having to share it with someone else....

Between purchasing school items and getting the children back into the school routine, gearing up for back-to-school can be a very busy and stressful time. It’s important to purchase items and set schedules that will help ease the madness and transition the family from summer...

“I’m bored!”  It’s the two words every parents dread as school lets out for summer.  Fear not; I’ve put together two weeks worth of fun summer activities for kids to keep them busy, and their parents sane.The list of summer activities ranges in cost from...

The key to raising successful children could be making sure they help out around the house, according to a new article by the Wall Street Journal.A recent survey found that 82 percent of parents did chores growing up, but only 28 percent require their...

Nobody would ever choose a smiley face as the perfect symbolic emoticon for a caregiver. Caregiving for an ailing loved one is just too stressful -- often triggering damaging emotions that can not only undermine your good work but harm your health,...

Many single moms don’t realize they can use the Head of Household filing status instead of Single status.Head of Household standard deduction and tax rate schedule are the second lowest after Married Filing Jointly and Qualifying Widow.  Higher standard deduction amount means...

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