Articles

purse-umbrella-and-money

5 Reasons to Consider an Innovation Credit Union No-Fee Checking Account

When it comes to managing my family’s budget, I’m always on the lookout for ways to save on everyday expenses. After all, every dollar counts when you’re raising three hungry and energetic kids! And recently, when going over my monthly income and expenses, I realized that I was paying over $200 a year for my …

5 Reasons to Consider an Innovation Credit Union No-Fee Checking Account Read More »

Family Budgeting: How to Save Money Wisely

Money can be one of the biggest causes of stress for a family. Between regular bills and unexpected expenses, many families find themselves struggling to make ends meet. If you’re trying to get your family’s finances under control, try these 6 tips to help you learn how to save money wisely!

boy with book

Things You Can Do to Help Prevent Child Abuse and Neglect

Abuse and neglect of our kids is one of the most painful issues facing our society. Our most valuable prospective asset and most defenseless set of individuals, children, deserve to be protected. They are deserving of our continual and unwavering efforts. According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, the epidemic has increased the prevalence of …

Things You Can Do to Help Prevent Child Abuse and Neglect Read More »

child-at-table

Early Signs of Autism and Tips for Supporting Autistic Children

Autism, also referred to as Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), is a complex developmental disability that impairs a person’s communication, behavioral and social skills. It is a lifelong disability that manifests itself during early childhood. DC statistics on Autism indicate that about 1 in every 44 8-year old children has autism in the US. It can …

Early Signs of Autism and Tips for Supporting Autistic Children Read More »

coronavirus-case-map

Using Merv 13 Air Filters to Help Prevent Coronavirus

The COVID-19 pandemic and its spread have helped make all of us more aware of specific health concerns and protections—including how to slow down the transmission of coronavirus and other contagions. As variants continue to develop and mutate, the need to reduce COVID-19 cases remains a priority. Individuals, families, and communities are the first line …

Using Merv 13 Air Filters to Help Prevent Coronavirus Read More »

bedroom-photo

7 Bedroom Tips To Help Increase Deep Sleep

If you’re looking for ways to increase deep sleep, bedroom setting matters. Designing your bedroom in a way that helps you stay asleep is essential. In addition, ensuring you avoid potential sleep disturbers, like excessive light, noise, and caffeine, is a must. If you’re wondering how to increase deep sleep, start with these 7 tips:

boy-pushing-girl-in-toy-car

What To Do If You Get In a Car Accident With Children In the Car

Being involved in a car accident is always a frightening experience. And when your children are in the car, it can be even more stressful and horrifying. Making sure our children are safe is a top priority for any parent. But, in a car accident, we simply don’t have any control over their wellbeing. That’s …

What To Do If You Get In a Car Accident With Children In the Car Read More »

el-paso-city-view

Why Out-of-State Buyers Are Flocking to Live in El Paso, TX

With housing prices skyrocketing in many places across North America, El Paso has become one of the biggest markets for out-of-state homebuyers. The average home price as of the second quarter of 2021 was $374,900, while homes in the Texas border city averaged just $197K. With a price difference like that, it’s no wonder houses …

Why Out-of-State Buyers Are Flocking to Live in El Paso, TX Read More »

Mom and daughter doing yoga

6 Reasons To Practice Yoga And Meditation With The Family

One of the best lessons we can teach our kids is how to take care of their health, physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually. And that’s not just because it’s beneficial for us, as parents, to live a healthy lifestyle. Involving the whole family helps our children understand their well-being is important and should be a …

6 Reasons To Practice Yoga And Meditation With The Family Read More »

investing-on-phone

Best Investment Options for Families

When you have a family, you also have bigger financial responsibilities. Coming up with a wealth management strategy will help ensure financial security for everyone. Depending on your family’s needs, there are several ways to achieve your financial goals, both traditional and not as traditional. Start by looking into these four:

toddler-with-santa

Preparing Your Baby for First Baby Pictures with Santa

There aren’t many times that are quite as special as a baby’s first Christmas. From choosing the perfect presents to picking out an adorable holiday outfit, it’s a time when lifelong memories are made. And for many families, the holiday season wouldn’t be complete without a visit to Santa! Getting baby photos with Santa is …

Preparing Your Baby for First Baby Pictures with Santa Read More »

piggy bank and calculator

Financial Freedom As A Family: How To Get Family Finances In Order Today

Whether you want to stop living paycheck to paycheck, or you’re hoping to build a nest egg for your child’s future, you’re not alone if you want to start getting your family’s finances in order. A stunning percentage of Canadian families have grappled with financial fallout over the last year, with one-third admitting that they think they will …

Financial Freedom As A Family: How To Get Family Finances In Order Today Read More »

baby in pool

8 High-Tech Products To Make Parenting Safer and Easier

Technology has always been something that has both advantages and disadvantages. On the one hand, it’s created some new challenges for parents when it comes to monitoring and restricting the online experience. But, on the other hand, it has given parents a wide variety of products that help make parenting easier and keep little ones …

8 High-Tech Products To Make Parenting Safer and Easier Read More »

college-student

3 Questions to Ask Your Student’s College About Financial Aid

With my oldest just a few years away from his high school graduation, his college education is at the front of my mind. And that means I’ve already started to look into potential financial solutions that will ensure he can get the education he needs for future success. Financial aid is not something only students …

3 Questions to Ask Your Student’s College About Financial Aid Read More »

4 Best Steps to Teach Kids to Read

Reading is a complex, meaning-making process. There are so many things occurring as we read: recognizing letters, sounds, and words, acknowledging spacing, identifying how punctuation changes a sentence, comprehending story lines, making and confirming predictions, and so much more. Given the complexity of this process, teaching children to read can seem like an overwhelming task. …

4 Best Steps to Teach Kids to Read Read More »

school-supplies-on-table

Parenting a Child with Special Needs Confidently

Around 9.4 million children in the U.S. and 850,000 children in Canada have additional or special needs, with some of the most common causes being cerebral palsy, autism, dyslexia, ADHD, and epilepsy. If your child has just been diagnosed with an additional need, you may initially feel overwhelmed about where to start in terms of treatments, …

Parenting a Child with Special Needs Confidently Read More »