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Simple Steps to Smarter Snacking

When hunger strikes, it can be tempting to reach for the closest treat, especially those laden with fat and empty calories. Instead, make it easier to enjoy better-for-you snacks with these three simple steps that appeal to your taste and your waist.

Weight Loss Tips for Real Life

Chances are you've been down the weight loss road before. And chances are just as good that you've gained it all back. But don't despair; there are ways to avoid the dreaded yo-yo.  Here are some helpful ways to put the yo-yo away and achieve your weight-loss goals.

10 Ways to Recover and Reconnect With Your Spouse

There will be emotional meltdowns, communication faux paus and plain old mistakes in your marriage - so you need to be good at recovering, recuperating and reconnecting. Consider these ten ways to mend the fence after a marital meltdown.

5 Ways to Leave the Supermarket Without Overspending

You believe that you can simply dash in to pick up the infamous few things.  But it turns out the grocery store ends up being the place where you do most of your overspending - on a weekly basis!

Find out some practical ways to reduce your grocery bill and get a handle on your weekly budgeting. 

3 Online Trends Parents Need to Warn Their Kids About

These days, the information superhighway resembles a virtual Wild West more than it does a highway. Problem is, the local sheriff is usually several steps behind the bad guys.

So how can you warn kids about dangerous online trends if you don’t know what they’re doing? Here are three trends you need to discuss with your children...

Does God Care How Much We Give?

How would my life change if I actually thought of each person I came into contact with as Christ—the person driving painfully slow in front of me, the checker at the grocery store who seems more interested in chatting than ringing up my items, the member of my own family with whom I can’t seem to have a conversation and not get annoyed?

A Better Way to Manage Conflict

Do you and your mate struggle to have healthy conflict? Join the club. Many couples struggle to keep conflict to a minimum and relational pleasure maximized. 
However, IF you prepare effectively for conflict, actually less conflict will occur.... 

Save Money on School Supplies

If you find the new school year throws your finances out of balance, try these tips to help bring "back to school" back within your budget.

Simple Storage Tips to Prevent Food Waste

Are you doing everything you can to protect your grocery investment by keeping food fresh?  Learn about some simple ways to protect all that food in the fridge, so your family can enjoy it!

New (SCHOOL) Year, New You

Forget Jan. 1. Parents know the real new year begins when school starts!   Even if you don’t have kids in school, the end of summer and the beginning of fall is a great time to reassess, realign, hit the restart button and make resolutions that will help carry your family through the school year.

Family History: How Your Genes Affect Your Health

There are many things you can do to reduce your risk of developing various diseases, but there is one thing you simply can’t change: your genes.

We talk about how strong a strong predictor of many health problems genetics is, and what you can do about it. 

Wife Only Crush

Everyone has a guilty pleasure - that little vice we like to indulge in our day-to-day lives. For most men, it’s a woman.

8 Do’s and Don’ts to Become Debt-Free

You can improve money management skills when you objectively look at past money habits and mistakes and have plans in place to reduce the debt load.  Every dollar that doesn’t pay a debt allows you to have more financial freedom.

Here are eight do’s and don’ts for becoming debt-free...

A Prayer to Give Fear the Boot

Fear stands at the doorway of our destinies and dares us to step inside. It bullies us into believing that if we step across the threshold we will fail, or worse yet, God will fail us....

Millennial Parents Struggle with High Cost of Living

As a parent, you have many financial responsibilities to balance, but planning for the future can help prevent unforeseen expenses from tipping your scales.  Better money management today can lead to brighter financial future.

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