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This Week on Etsy: 6 Smart Gifts for Mother's Day

Rosalyn Hoffman | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style
Rosalyn Hoffman

We're obsessed with using Etsy to fill our gift giving needs. Buying unique presents directly from a worldwide marketplace of artisans and collectors allows us to skip the ho-hum box stores and avoid paying middleman mark-ups.

The Smart Mama, Smart Money Survival Rules

Rosalyn Hoffman | Posted 06.05.2012 | Parents
Rosalyn Hoffman

We will remember to find joy in each day no matter what the challenges are ahead of us. (And just in case we can't find the joy -- no matter how hard we try -- we will keep a bottle of Sauvignon Blanc chilled and ready in the fridge.)

Unexpected Lessons Learned From 'The Lorax'

Rosalyn Hoffman | Posted 05.02.2012 | Parents
Rosalyn Hoffman

On Read Across America day, we need to remember that in addition to teaching our children to love reading, we also need to teach them HOW to read to between the lines in order to understand what the slick market makers and product placers are selling them.