Check out these great tips from a Patch blogger about celebrating the holidays newly single.
It’s becoming an increasing issue in our society – parents separate or divorce and find themselves with more questions than answers during the holidays: With whom do the kids spend Christmas Day? Christmas Eve? When do you get a tree? Who will decorate it? Susan Trombetti, a matchmaker serving the Maryland/DC area, offers a few tips for newly single parents struggling to preserve holiday traditions while creating new ones: Check out these tips and the reasons for them in her blog here.
How much is too much to spend on children and teens? We want to hear your thoughts!
As the holiday shopping season goes into full swing, some people are maxing out their credit cards to pay for presents and others are setting budgets and sticking with them. Scour just about any Facebook stream or stop in a local coffee shop and chances are you’ll hear parents debating the merits of setting spending limits. Or, you'll hear them lamenting about just how much they've already spent. The ideas for a perfect limit do seem to vary rather greatly. Some parents say $100 per child is more than enough. Others tend to lean toward much more generous figures. After all, there’s nothing like seeing a child’s eyes light up as they unwrap gift after gift. And that’s what we want to hear from you about! Do you set spending limits on the …