Amusement parks scream summertime fun, but they can really wear your wallet thin. With steeply priced entrance tickets (some cost as much as $80!), meals, and maybe a souvenir or two, you’re looking at one expensive trip. Here’s how to avoid the financial roller coaster:
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Looking for something fun to do this weekend? On every first full weekend of the month, Bank of America and Merrill Lynch cardholders get free admission to more than 150 zoos, aquariums, and museums.
Though summer hasn’t officially arrived (nine more days…but who’s counting?), the editors at Real Simple are already churning out tons of fun, smart tips to help you soak up every minute of the season.
Our colleagues over at Entertainment Weekly have ranked 13 Pixar classics with Cars 2 holding down the last position and, well, you’ll have to see the full list to find out which film they ranked number one. To see the full article, click here. We’ve always had a great love for Pixar films in my family. Can’t wait to see […]
Child development experts have long known that children benefit from reading with their parents. But a new study published in Perspectives on Psychological Science has quantified that benefit. It turns out, reading to your little one can raise his or her IQ more than 6 points. But it’s not enough just to read the stories; researchers say you have have to read […]
Have you figured out what you’re going to give your mother on Sunday? If you’re looking for ideas, here’s a little market research to steer you in the right direction. According to a recent survey by coupon website Offers.com, 43 percent of moms would like to receive something homemade on Mother’s Day. Not up for a last-minute craft project? We […]
Mother’s Day is fast approaching…which got us wondering: Where do moms have it best?According to Save the Children’s State of the World’s Mothers Report, the United States is only the 25th best country in the world to be a mom. (That’s six spots better than it ranked last year. I’m a bit surprised. Are you?) Norway took the number one spot, […]