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Meaningfully Frugal Christmas Tip #6

Advent Calendars build anticipation. Once you buy one you can bring it out for 20 years and fill it with Halloween Candy (if you have that kind of discipline - we don't).We filled it with my mother's caramels. Yum. One for each child in every…

Meaningfully Frugal Christmas Tip #5

A Holiday Tradition is something you recreate year after year. Repetition of a similar event culminates into one big happy memory for children and adults alike. A really huge, expensive gift - say an electric Barbi car or Jeep Grand Cherokee…

Meaningfully Frugal Christmas Tip #4

Allow me to juxtapose two parenting positions here. There is parenting from a sense of lack.Parenting from a sense of lack would be to hang on to and maybe even hoard clothing or toys your child doesn't use.To over-indulge children with the…

Meaningfully Frugal Christmas Tip #3

Over the last several years I've been "opting out" of Christmas obligations and reducing the spending while increasing the fun. Have you noticed it is NO FUN to get a second job or charge up your credit cards to buy unappreciated gifts. That's…

Meaningfully Frugal Christmas Tip #2

You will have many choices this Christmas. Some of them suck. They come with bells and whistles and have fancy price tags. Many come down to a choice between lazy and expense or economy and real value. Let's practice: Choice 1 The…
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Empowering Girls Halloween Costume Contest

If you're new here allow me to introduce myself. I'm Tracee Sioux and this is a website about girls. We are growing powerful girls here. We challenge hyper-sexual marketing and advertising and confront mean girl behavior and find tools to…

Christmas Tip #1

I'm thrilled to give a Juku Couture Doll by Jaks to Whirlwind. Here's the thing - Christmas is coming. The Christmas toys are already out on the shelves, the Christmas decor displays are already out. This is causing people premature Holiday…
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Pro-Girl Book Part 11, The Perfect You

It's been my pleasure to share Ainsley, Perfect You with The Girl Revolution readers. You may have different ideas about religion or God or the nature of the Universe. You may have alternative views about education. Your child will have…