Okay, want to know what’s pretty freaking cool?
No, I’m not talking about potty training -- though no longer wrestling with diapers and being able to trust my kidlets are wiping themselves well okayish I think they wipe?... okay just being able to trust that my kids know where the toilet paper lives is enough right now......more
I have great money habits, but I'm not sure how I learned them! So I consulted an expert...these tips for teaching good money habits are from Karyn Hodgens, author of Raised for Richness: Teaching Kids Money Skills for Life and creator of KidsSave. "How are learning to a ride bike and learning about money similar?” she asks. “Both involve kids being ACTIVE participants.”...more
I’d like to know who invented the concept of allowance and why someone didn’t bother to tell my mother about it when I was growing up. I remember in History class, when I was a kid, we learned about indentured slaves, and immediately I felt as if I was one. We didn’t receive any money for doing what we were supposed to do; our parents said we were earning our ‘keep’.