The Relationship Secret We All Forget
Is There Science Behind Kids Who LOVE Gifts and Those Who Don’t?
And it’s free! Sound too good to be true? No, we’re not about the hype. There really is a relationship secret we all forget. And it’s right under our nose. You just have to look a little closer for it. When is the last time you gave someone a compliment? Do you like to receive […]
Uncover Your Child’s Money Management Style With Halloween Candy
Why do some kids get soooo excited about receiving gifts and some aren’t quite as enthused? Have you ever noticed that? Is there science behind kids who love gifts, and kids who don’t as much? Do an experiment, if you will. As you approach the gift-giving season watch the people around you. Watch their reaction, watch […]
How To Make School Shopping Stress Free
Want to know something spooky? You can uncover your kid’s money management style by watching them with their Halloween goodies. Watch closely and their behavior with their door-to-door haul will teach you more about your kids’ approach to money than you ever thought. 3 Things To Consider While You Observe: Your child’s first form […]
DIY: Thankful Leaves. A Fun Idea to Teach Kids Thankfulness
The average family spends close to $700 on back-to-school shopping. After Christmas, this is the biggest investment a family will make all year. You know your kids and their teachers work hard at school, so you want them to have the supplies they need. But each year the back-to-school list seems to grow and grow […]
Your Kids Can Be Generous. Here’s how.
Scott and I were attending a parenting conference where the speaker reminded us how important it is to instill a thankful heart into our children. So we set about to find a way to teach kids thankfulness. We know the importance of modeling thankfulness for our boys. But we thought, “With all of the hustle […]
5 Funny Examples That Prove “Quantity” Time With Your Kids Matters
Here’s an idea we received from one of our readers that we couldn’t resist passing along. It reminds us that kids can be generous.
3 Success Hacks to Survive Back to School Spending
Let’s get real about this “quality vs. quantity” debate. Quantity time with your kids matters. We recently saw a perky talk show host ask a mega celebrity, “How do you balance a busy schedule with two kids and a husband?” Originally appeared in yourtango.com
How to Tell If You’re Raising a Spoiled Brat
It’s that time of year again. Back to school spending … I mean shopping. In our home, there’s a little bit of grieving going on as well. With school getting ready to start in two weeks, it means our summer is over. I, Scott, for one am bummed.
Why Your Kid’s Money Habits Are Shocking
A big struggle we face as parents is how to raise our kids to be responsible when it comes to money. How can we tell if we are raising a generous child, or on our way to raising a spoiled brat?
Sure we love them, but sometimes our kids can really drive us crazy – especially when it comes to money!