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Senate Bill 164: An Answer for Utah’s Uninsured Families

By Rachael Herrscher

Have you ever received a medical bill that drained your savings for a month or two? Even with health insurance, medical bills can be a heavy financial burden to bear. But for thousands of Utah families living without health coverage, it often means financial ruin. By supporting Senate Bill 164, the... Read More

Kid Christmas Lists

By Megan Harris

Last year after I was done Christmas shopping for my kids I came across some cute idea's on Pinterest to keep present buying simpler and while spending a lot less money. I like keeping things simple, especially around the holidays when stress is almost inevitable. The first one I found, was the "... Read More

Nursing our money to formula

By Megan Harris

Hot topic.... Breastfeeding mothers. To each their own, everyone is different, everyone has their own opinion about it, I heard some guy in New York does.... Yes, we all know that a mother's breast milk is best for their baby. Yes, we all try our best to nurse as much as we can. But sometimes it ... Read More

Making My Kitchen Table Into a Mini Preschool

By Megan Harris

School has arrived. I am a newbie at this, my oldest is starting kindergarten on Tuesday. Well, he meets his teacher and they do the assessment, then he starts school. I am so excited for him and a little nervous and anxious. He'll do GREAT, I know it. He is so eager to learn, he does better at list... Read More

Shakespeare Festival Giveaway [Closed]

By Stephanie Petersen

Did you know The Children's Theatre has a Shakespeare Festival for kids and adults with short attentions spans? Well, lucky you!  We are giving away 4 festival packages! Festival Package includes  2 Tickets To Comedy Of Errors And Twelfth Night productions and also 4 items at the concess... Read More

“Pre-owned” clothing and gear

By Megan Harris

Be honest, you've dropped over $200 at Carters before haven't you?  I have, but its over $300 (shhhh don't tell).  Kids clothes are SO cute, you go to the store to get what they need  but, it can get even MORE expensive if you don't stick to what you went into the store to get.  So how can we al... Read More

Holiday Boundaries

By rondadevereaux

The holidays can be such a stressful time, especially for us women. We have presents to buy, houses to decorate, food to cook, parties to plan and Family That Visit!!! The holidays can put even the most amiable family members at odds, and it is a great time to model boundaries to our children. W... Read More

Teaching our kids the value of money- Final

By Megan Harris

The best advice I can give when it comes to teaching our kids about money is, to talk to them, be open with them. Talk about a financial goal that you have set and achieved. Have them set a financial goal & help them achieve it. When we set goals in life, we strive to achieve them, financial goa... Read More

Farmers Market Fun

By Stephanie Petersen

I know you are probably thinking summer is over, why go to the farmers market?  Well my friend this is the best time to go.  The tomatoes are ready for salsa, the peaches ready to be canned, and apricots ready for leather. My sons meandered along looking for a new veggie they wanted to try, while ... Read More

September Fun

By Stephanie Petersen

Try these ideas to break up the monotony of school. National Grandparents Day Our parents do so much for our little ones it makes sense there is a National Grandparents Day.  This year it falls on September 11th which is perfect for a day of service.  Have the little ones make cards or d... Read More