FamZoo: A Debit Card for Your Kid’s Allowance

My Review of FamZoo – An Allowance and Finance Education Solution for Families Looking for advice and ideas on how to make more out of giving your child a weekly allowance or to reward them for meeting goals or doing chores? Look no further than FamZoo.com. FamZoo is a great solution for families to handle this time-honored tradition. Not only does it provide a great, easy-to-manage system for giving your kids money, it teaches financial literacy, and encourages charitable giving. Here’s a quick summary of the features that make this…

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Sandy Point State Park Beach Review

Central Marylanders are often faced with a choice during the summer–trek out to Ocean City or the Delaware shore or go to one of the closer in Chesapeake Bay Beaches.  If you don’t have time or money to head all the way over to the Eastern shore, there are definitely a few popular beaches in Anne Arundel and Calvert County. I’d say that among the most popular Chesapeake destinations are North Beach, Chesapeake Beach, Flag Point and the one everyone knows – Sandy Point State Park. The park is open…

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Birthday Party Ideas Anne Arundel County Md

SEE MY LIST OF 30+ IDEAS FOR KID’S BIRTHDAY PARTIES IN ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY, MD BELOW Are you looking for a great place to host your child’s birthday party? There are so many choices, but unfortunately, many parents return to the same old places again and again – for example, bounce houses. Below you’ll find some other party ideas that may be a bit more creative. Please note that this is my own collection of birthday party place ideas – no business have paid to be on it. The list…

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Summer Camps in Howard County for Summer 2019

26+ High Quality, “Don’t Miss This”, Great Summer Camps NOTE: A few of the summer camps I am listing below haven’t put up their 2019 pages yet. I will work on updating this as soon as the camps put up their offerings–I have put a note next to the ones that aren’t updated! Summer 2019 is approaching, and so is summer vacation–so I have made a list of summer camps in Howard County (as well as near me in adjoining counties). The list of camps includes academic sessions for the…

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Private Schools in Howard County Maryland

Living in Howard County Maryland means that the bar is set relatively high for public schools–not to mention private schools in Howard County. By many standards, Maryland has some of the best public schools in the USA. And within Maryland Counties, the two top contenders are Montgomery County Public Schools and Howard County Public Schools.  So this is to say that Howard County’s schools are among the best in the country. Still, to many parents there are a multitude of issues about both Howard County and Montgomery County Public Schools that drive them…

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Gift Ideas for Brainy Kids | Updated 3/5/19

Roominate: engineering toys for girls This is a list of 80+ educational birthday gift ideas and Christmas/holiday gifts for brainy kids for 2019. If you see something missing from the list, please feel free to suggest your own gift ideas for smart kids in the comments below. There are plenty of great birthday gifts out there to help smart kids of all ages get smarter…and lots of presents that will be a waste of your kid’s time and your money. I hope this list of educational math, engineering, and science…

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Five Ideas to Keep a Digital Record of Your Child’s Growth and Best Memories

I love the idea of keeping track of my kid’s best memories, growth, and accomplishments with a digital record. Below are some ideas I use in hopes of creating future-proof records for family and friends to enjoy. Conduct a yearly video interview with your child. We do ours every New Year’s eve. Sometimes it can be difficult to think of questions to ask. I always ask about how school was going, their favorite teachers and classes, but I like to include more philosophical questions as well. This year, I asked…

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