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 clay picFarmers Exhibit-Museum of Science and Industry

I was one of those moms that owned all the passes; the city museum pass, the city zoo pass, and the local activity pass. Believe me they were worth every penny, especially when you are faced with entertaining a three year old for 12 hours!

The average pass is about $100 per yearbut, it includes parking, access to other museums and special member…

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badge_the-100-best-jobs

I recently ran across the U.S. News and World Report breakdown for top growth jobs for 2014, when I added average salaries and the number of years of schooling it would take to achieve those goals, I got a clearer picture. Almost all of the “top jobs” required a college degree, most required a 4 year degree and beyond.

Here is the top ten list:

#1 Software Developer  Avg. salary $93,280 per…

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Why did you start College Savings Dolls?

Gazebo and K pic 

This is a question we have been asked hundreds of times so here goes…

“I promised to make twenty-five “remember kindergarten” scrapbooks for the kids in the class and they are due tomorrow. Can you come over and help me?” pleads Patty.

That is a huge project and I have my own to do so, I volley-back with, “Well, if I do, can you help me paint my gazebo?”

Immediately with desperation in her…

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3 reasons why doll-play helps us be better adults!

  Little girls are often drawn to playing with dolls for fun but, for many reasons that play-time fosters skill building for the future.