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Back to School Spending Survival Guide

Its only a matter of time before we need to put away the sunscreen begin thinking about the dreaded back-to-school shopping. That means looking forward to a major outlay of money for school supplies, new clothes, activity fees, and other school-related expenses. On top of the notebooks, shoes, jeans, and backpacks, more and more parents are being asked to support schools by helping stock classrooms with art materials and cleaning supplies. And those folders, pencils and paper towels can add up to real budget-breakers.

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When My Child With Autism Was Diagnosed With Cancer

This week I want to share a guest post from Jess Block Nerren. Her son has autism and was recently diagnosed with cancer. Here is her heartfelt story:Autism and pediatric cancer. Autism and Hodgkins Lymphoma. No matter how you say those two together, it sounds tough.My son Royce, 8, with autism was diagnosed with Hodgkins Lymphoma about 60 days ago, on March 3, 2014.We went to the hospital for back …