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The Brighter Life weekly roundup of recommended reads about money, health, family, working life and retirement.

Sleepless babies, summer camp survival and a senior superstar


The weekly roundup of recommended reads about money, health, family, working life and retirement:

Sit on your windfall
Are you expecting a performance award or other tidy lump sum? Smart Cookies’ Wealthilicious Wednesday video advises against spending it immediately. Instead, “sit on it for a month and let it feed you” – then decide the best way to spend it.
What to do first when money comes in
Health Your new sleep coach: Alfred E. Neuman
Is your baby keeping you up at night? Fit Family says, “What, me worry?” While this or that book or method might work for some parents, the best advice for the zzzz-challenged may simply be, “Don’t fight it; be flexible.”
Coping with sleep deprivation
Family Preparing your happy (day) campers
Are your little ones off to day camp for the first time? Savvy Mom shares some tips for reducing jitters (yours as well as your kids’) and setting them up for a successful and enjoyable summer experience.
Surviving summer camp
Working life Money advice for new grads
Congratulations on graduating – now it’s time to pay the student loan piper! Money After Graduation looks at ways you can clean up your financial act and avoid piling up even more debt.
Avoiding debt after graduation
Retirement Want to work past age 65? Here’s some inspiration
Talk about putting off retirement! Ida Herbert, 95, could be the world’s oldest yoga instructor. The Toronto Star says she’s aiming for official recognition as such in the upcoming Guinness World Records 2013.
Ida Herbert, a 95-year-old yoga instructor, wants into the Guinness World Records

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