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Charissa West

Charissa West is a high school classroom teacher turned stay-at-home, work-at-home mom. When she’s not chasing around her three young sons, she works as an online teacher and freelance writer. She shares her honest, sarcastic, hilarious thoughts on parenting on her blog, The Wild, Wild West, with the goal of helping moms laugh at anything motherhood may throw at them.
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Buying A Car? Use These Auto Loan Calculators First

Unless you live in a big city with lots of mass transit options, cars are essential. Aside from your home, if you own one,...
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The Mortgage Loan Calculators You Need For Your House Hunting Journey

Having a place to call your own — well, there’s nothing quite like it. But unless you’ve got hundreds of thousands of dollars sitting...

Retirement Calculators To Plan For Your Best Future

Most workers dream of retirement. You can set your own schedule, spend more time with your loved ones, and explore new hobbies. But for...
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The Best Financial Calculators Every Adult Needs

Managing money can be challenging for even the savviest adult. Buying a car, buying a home, saving for retirement — these are big financial...
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Benadryl Dosage For Kids Every Parent Should Keep On Hand

At some point in this parenting journey, you’ll need to give a child some Benadryl. Maybe they’ve got a nasty batch of bug bites,...
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Wall Street Journal Uses Fake Kid Accounts To Prove TikTok Suggests Sex Videos &...

Is TikTok bad for kids? Do you remember when TikTok first came about? There was all this buzz that the app was actually a...
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Motrin Or Ibuprofen Dosage For Kids — A Chart Every Parent Should Have

The only thing worse than a sick kid is a sick and miserable kid. All too often, that combination strikes at night, leaving your...
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Tylenol Dosage Charts For Kids Every Parent Should Keep Handy

When I was growing up, Tylenol was the go-to pain reliever for kids. Got a fever? Tylenol. Teething? Tylenol. Fussy from vaccines? Tylenol. And...
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Medication Dosing For Kids – How To Safely Manage Household Sickness

Having sick kids is the worst! They’re miserable, you’re miserable, and chances are, no one is getting much (or any) sleep until the illness...
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Strong And Meaningful Boy Names To Consider For Your Baby

Choosing a name for your baby boy can be so tough! Some people want a unique name,  others may want a more traditional baby...