Teaching Kids the Financial Facts of Life

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It’s no secret that if you are a regular reader of Parent Palace, financial literacy is a topic that is extremely important to us! I really believe that children should be educated about money BEFORE they get themselves into trouble, which is why we are happy that Take Charge America is offering us some tips […]

Score a Target Gift Card with Listerine!

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and LISTERINE. All opinions are mine alone. #BackToBold #CollectiveBias College brings lots of new adventures and fun–so as a mom, you want to prepare your kids with all the tools they need to take the school year by storm. With LISTERINE® in their back to school […]

How and Why Your Teen Should Start a Business This Summer


Summer vacation is in full swing, and you have probably heard the dreaded “I’m bored” complaint at least a few times from your teenager. Chances are good you have also been asked for money so she can go to the mall, see a movie, grab Starbucks with friends or get lunch. To help you both […]

Win $100 from Parent Palace!

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Summer heat got you down? Well, it’s definitely heating up here at Parent Palace, but hopefully you won’t be too upset if you win a cool $100! That will buy you a lot of lemonade and pool floaties! Not to mention help pay down some of those awesome summer vacations some of you have been […]

Tips for Exercising Through Pregnancy

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If I had to go back and do things again with my pregnancy, the number one thing I would change is that I would exercise more.  I think it definitely did not help my labor and delivery or keeping my weight in check! Part of what was hard for me was knowing exactly much I […]

Summer Sports Survival with BODYARMOR


   * This post is sponsored by BODYARMOR and I am being compensated for my participation in this campaign as part of the Mom It Forward Influencer Network. All thoughts and opinions are my own.   It’s summertime here in Western NY, and that means pretty much one thing – SPORTS! Whether it’s a horse show or […]

Take a Ride with SmartMax’s My First Animal Train


* I received a sample product to facilitate this review. All opinions are my own. If  you’ve been paying attention at all, you know that STEM activities and toys are what’s hot these days – and it’s no wonder! STEM skills are a huge part of being successful in school and in the job market. […]

Three Parenting Hacks To Get Your Kids to Try Sports

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The habit of healthy living begins at childhood. This means that the responsibility of ensuring that a child grows to avoid preventable diseases, works well as part of a team, and turns out well-rounded falls on a parent. This is common knowledge, but so is the fact that it can sometimes be difficult to convince […]

Grilled Clams with Garlic & Lime + Healthy Inspiration from Nature Made®


This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. This blog post does not provide medical advice. Consult your health care practitioner regarding diet, exercise, supplementation or other lifestyle changes. #NatureMadeHealthPack #CollectiveBias As a single mom raising two girls, it’s probably a pretty obvious statement that I’m a […]

Great Back to School Deals from Campbell’s Soup Company!

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone.#CampbellsShortcutMeals #CollectiveBias Summer is in full swing here, and the girls and I are REALLY enjoying our summer.  Between the warm weather and time off, we are making the most out of it! It’s still warm out but it’s […]