Just a few of my of my most recent articles

Road trip tip: Start at night by A. Hermitt Jan 13th 2010
Packing Tip:  One outfit, two days by A. Hermitt Jan 6th 2010

 Carbon Footprints: Which is Worse?

by A. Hermitt  Feb 1st 2010
As the world becomes more environmentally conscious, we're all paying more attention to our carbon footprint. Measuring carbon footprints is complicated -- different items are measured on different scales....

How The Economy Has Changed Homeschooling by Andrea Hermitt 25 Jan 2010
When I started writing about homeschooling in 2006, my main motivation for writing about homeschooling was to defend the right to homeschool. Homeschooling was something that normal people just did not do. It was for the overly religious, and antisocial. Or so people thought...

End Your Homeschooling Journey at Disney World! by Andrea Hermitt 18 Jan 2010
This is one of those announcements that makes your eyes light up and your mouth drop open. Your homeschooler can now participate in a National Homeschool Graduation at Disney World! The date of this first homeschool graduation is May 9, 2010.

They Will Do What You Do 31 Jan 2010
This is my last word on raising teens. I have been writing on the teens blog for a while now, but am reducing my work here at Families.com, where I will be writing mostly in the frugal blog...

The Many Uses for Ikea Bags 31 Jan 2010
If you know anything about me, you know I am a big fan of IKEA. IKEA is a great inexpensive place to go for accessories for the home and for the odd piece of furniture. I also think it is a great place to purchase Christmas presents.
Frugal or downright wrong? 29 Jan 2010
There's a good reason many people frown on frugality. That is because a select few people with very bad habits, some criminal, have given it a bad name and ruined it for the rest. If you see yourself in any of these bad frugal habits, consider making a few changes.
All About National Hugging Day: Who Are the Most Huggable People?
National Hugging Day, which is celebrated on January 21st, began in 1986. New "Most Huggable" people are nominated each year. 
By A. Hermitt
Published 1/27/2010

Young Actress Profile: Vanessa Hudgens
Vanessa Hudgens became a household name in 2006 with the High School Musical Series. She has made numerous appearances on television shows and movies and released two albums.
By A. Hermitt
Published 1/26/2010

Dealing with Black Mold in Your Home
Black mold is damaging to homes and hazardous to people. You need to know how to detect it so that you can eliminate it quickly.
By A. Hermitt
Published 1/25/2010

Kid Friendly Dinners
This list of 20 kid friendly meals was chosen with the help of a very picky tween who still has the taste buds of a 7 year old.
By A. Hermitt
Published 1/25/2010

Songs for the Father Daughter Wedding Dance
The father daughter dance is very important, so picking the right song is imperative.
By A. Hermitt
Published 1/25/2010

Wedding Decorations You Can Do Yourself
DIY wedding decorations don't have to look cheap or tacky. You just need to be creative and financially savvy.
By A. Hermitt
Published 1/25/2010

Creating Welcome Bags for Out of Town Wedding Guests
If you are planning a destination wedding or having of out of town guests, you will want to provide wedding welcome bags for your guests they are an excellent way to welcome your guests to your town or wedding location.
By A. Hermitt
Published 1/25/2010

Best Funny Cat Videos on the Internet
Cat's can be fun, but cat videos are even more fun! Enjoy this top 20 list of cat videos.
By A. Hermitt
Published 1/22/2010

Best Websites for New and Expecting Parents
Parents today have access to many websites and resources that parents just a decade ago did not. Thanks to the world wide web, modern parents don't need to feel alone.
By A. Hermitt
Published 1/22/2010

8 Kid Friendly Hot Lunches Your Kids Will Eat
I interviewed my own picky eater and challenged her to come up with recipes that would make kids happy without being completely nutritionally void.
By A. Hermitt
Published 1/22/2010

8 Kid-Friendly Bag Lunches Your Kids Will Eat
I asked my picky eater for some ideas for kid friendly lunches and this is what she gave me.
By A. Hermitt
Published 1/22/2010

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