Money: Water Toys

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Need Ideas for Party Favors

My son is turning 3 in a few weeks (!!!) and we're having his birthday party at the swimming pool with all his little friends. We want to have little gifts for his friends but I don't want to do goody bags like we've done in the past, it seems like no one really plays with the stuff we put in there. I'd love to come up with some cute idea for favors that is simple and doesn't cost too much. His party is monster themed. I was originally thinking squirt guns and water toys but the pool doesn't allow those. Any of you creative mamas out...


Home Party Ideas

Hello Mamas - My baby girl is turning 6 in July and has asked to have her...


School Fall Festival

Hello, Myself and other moms are planning our brand new school first big...


Career or Baby

I'm 25 years old and getting ready to finish college. My husband is several...

Financial Service Providers

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Gift for Kid Who Has Everything!

My daughter will be 6 next weekend, and my husband and I have no clue what to get her. She really has EVERYTHING! We do a HUGE Christmas, and smaller gifts at birthdays, so we weren't looking to spend a fortune, but I don't know what her. She is into Barbie, Dora, computer games, outside play, etc...basically anything girly. I don't want to waste money, and I don't want junk. Any ideas on what to get the kid who has everything?? (Just to add on...she has been taking dance for three years (as well as tball, soccer, gymnastics), she and I get...

Kids & Money

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How Much to Spend on Gifts?

Hi, Moms. Just wondering how much each of you spend on birthday gifts for preschoolers and elementary aged children. I have a 3 year old and he is starting to receive birthday invites from friends at school and in the neighborhood. Just don't want to break the bank, but don't want to be stingy either. Any advise would be great. Thanks.

Major Purchases

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9 Month Old Frightened in Big Bathtub

I just recently put my 9 month old daughter in the 'big girl' bathtub for the first time the other day. I did it again tonight, as she still seems extremely frightened and scared, initially, upon me placing her above the water and bending her down in to the water slowly. Even before I did this, she seemed weary when I was getting her undressed in the bathroom (as we usually undress her on the kitchen counter, on top of a pad, prior to putting her in the 'sink' bath). After being placed in the water and some soft, encouraging and 'happy'...


Home Party Ideas

Hello Mamas - My baby girl is turning 6 in July and has asked to have her...

Recurring Expenses

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Birthday Party Etiquette and Gift

Morning Mamas, I have a few questions about my son’s upcoming birthday party. He is turning 6 and while he’s had a pretty big birthday bash every year this is the first year that both of these questions have come up and I’m just not sure how to handle them. So wow, now that I actually get ready to type this first question out I realize it’s a huge mess lol. So I’ll try to keep it short and sweet but explain as much as possible. My son’s 6th birthday party is next weekend and normally, his father and I (we are no longer together,...