The Gerber Life Parenting Blog

What parents want to know

With work, family and finances, modern parenting can sometimes feel like a juggling act. The Gerber Life parenting blog gives parents advice and tips to help you take on today-and plan for tomorrow. Our parenting blog offers articles on saving money, college planning, family insurance, parenting tips, living green, and health and safety. Although we may not be able to manage your retirement account, drive your all-star athlete to practice, or cook your family's favorite three-cheese lasagna, our parenting blog can provide you with ideas, advice and tips so that you can focus on what matters most: raising healthy, happy kids. We invite you to join the conversation and enjoy our parenting blog.

  1. Tips for Saving Money on Insurance

    Family Setting Up Home Alarm SystemTips for saving money on insurance can affect couples and single parents alike. There are so many options and coverages, the choices can make anyone confused and frustrated. Some simple tips can save parents money that can be used for other necessities.

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  2. Understanding the Benefits of Senior Life Insurance

    Senior Reviewing Life Insurance BenefitsInsurance purchases can be confusing as you weigh the requirements, coverage limits and monthly premiums to determine if you even need to take out a new policy. This can be especially true when you consider niche markets such as senior life insurance. Here are some of the basic features and benefits you can expect from most senior life insurance policies (be sure to read the fine details for each company you are considering).

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  3. 20-Year Term Life Insurance for Families

    Insurance Coverage for FamiliesNothing is more important than ensuring your family is protected no matter what happens to you or your spouse. Young families are even more at-risk in the event of a loss of one or more parents – particularly because it is during these early years that families develop nest eggs, college funds and money to eventually pass on to heirs.

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  4. Winter Holiday Quiz

    Winter SnowflakesFor many moms, dads and families, the winter holiday season can be the busiest time of the year. Between the shopping, leaf raking, snow shoveling and baking, finding time to actually relax during the season isn’t always easy.

    Take a break from all the hustle and bustle and test your knowledge with this Gerber Life winter holiday quiz. These fun holiday facts are our gift to you this season:

  5. Give the Gift of Fitness

    Group Fitness ClassGet your holiday list in shape with these unique gifts.

    Even fun and festive gift items can grow tiresome when you purchase them for loved ones year after year. Why not take a fresh approach this season and brainstorm unique holiday gift ideas that will truly keep on giving –  such as better health and fitness?

    Consider the following fitness gifts for kids who spend too much time texting, for a husband who works hard but doesn’t play enough with his kids, for grandparents who may need more exercise, or for friends who do everything for everyone but themselves. You can even make your participation in the activity part of the fitness gift. These unique holiday gift ideas are certain to warm up the hearts – and muscles – of everyone on your list this season:

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    Categories: Health & Safety