Prom season is upon us, bringing joyful anticipation and a certain amount of stress, both for teens and parents. Of course you want your daughter to have the perfect night, the perfect date and the perfect dress. But prom expenses can get out of control fast. Last year, teens and their families forked out on average $978 for prom — and the dress is one reason. Now a new site, charlottes-closet.com, offers ...Read More
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I asked six years ago and got, "The kids are too young." Then three years ago, my husband's response was, "Nah, let's go to Florida again!"
So, four trips to Disney, three trips to the beach,...More
How is your home environment? Is your garage full of stuff? Are you finding it hard to find space for your kids to kick around a soccer ball in the basement? How clean is the trunk of...More
Remember the time when you were visiting your in-laws and your kidlet broke that ugly, (I mean treasured), sentimental piece? Or how about the day at the grocery store when your kid screamed at the highest decibel,...More
It's deep-sea hilarity with SpongeBob and pals in a two-part mini-movie, 42 shorts and the pilot episode! First, help the Krusty Krew make it to the restaurant's anniversary party. Then...More
Blaze, and his driver AJ, are introduced to a world of racing Monster Machines! But when a cheating truck named Crusher uses his dirty tricks to try and win the...More
Dive into seven seafaring episodes of "Dora The Explorer" in this 2-DVD pack. Bring a little fish home, explore Treasure Island, rescue Castaway Benny, enter a magical storybook world for...More
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