October is right around the corner, and if you’ve been following this blog then you know what that means: Walktober is coming!
University of Maryland Extension agricultural agent Racheal Slattery is striving to educate the public on the importance of farm families and understanding food production by offering a virtual tour of a working dairy farm through her Day on the Farm program.
Summer and ice cream just go together. But, taking the family out for this sweet treat can be costly! How about making your own with the kids? It’s easier than you might think, makes for a fun activity, and saves money over going out. No appliances are needed.
Health insurance can be confusing. We are often asked in a short period of time to commit to a plan for an entire year. It helps to start thinking about your current plan and future needs early to be prepared to make those changes during the open enrollment window.
One of the greatest needs right now is grace – for yourself, for your children, and for your children’s teachers and school. COVID has added unanticipated challenges requiring adaptation from all.
Health promotion groups across the country are promoting 5-2-1-0 and using the strategies to design programs aimed at helping families find ways to keep their children healthy and reduce childhood obesity.
Envelopes are a great budgeting tool. They are a cheap, easy, and a very effective way to plan and control spending.
Although kids may be a little resistant to summer learning, it’s never too early to start teaching children about smart money management.
Research suggests that children may gain security and positive well-being out of the spontaneous moments of being together. Those moments can happen during ordinary, daily routines such as doing chores together. Family routines are an important part of coping with challenging situations.
While many are still working, others are laid off or furloughed. Even if you are still working, you may experience fluctuations in your income or even unexpected bills.