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15 Gifts for New Teen Drivers that Encourage Responsibility + Safety

You want your kids to be responsible young drivers, right? I've got the perfect gifts for new teen drivers and gifts for new car owners in your life – ones that will help with car maintenance, responsibility, and reliability! You’ve got…
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Should Kids get Paid to Do Chores? Pros and Cons (with VIDEO)

Should kids get paid to do chores? Let’s discuss the pros and cons of paying kids for chores so that you can make an informed decision. If you google the phrase ‘should kids get paid to do chores?’, you’ll come across all kinds of articles…
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Teaching Children About Money By Modeling Good Money Strategy

If you’re working on teaching children about money, then I want to show you why you need to be modeling good money strategy as part of your efforts, and 7 ways to do so (even if you’re faking it!). Did you know that 69% of parents feel…
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Age Appropriate Chores for Kids

Ever wondered what OTHER moms' chore list for kids look like? I’ve gathered the inside scoop from over 170 mothers to show you age appropriate chores for kids. Declaring age appropriate chores and amount of responsibility that will work for…
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Teach Kids How to Be Financially Responsible With Money Boundaries

Looking for ways to teach your kids how to be financially responsible? I’ll walk you through how to create or tweak your current money boundaries. In Dr. Henry Cloud and Dr. John Townsend’s landmark book on kids + boundaries, they say the…
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Introducing Money To Kids – A Clever Way To Use Your Growth Chart

I'm going to show you how introducing money to kids can be a fun process while teaching your child to save, all thanks to the Growth Chart Method. Introducing money to kids at an early age is such a great idea. If this appeals to you –…
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Why Would Your Kid NOT Think Money Grows On Trees?

Are you unknowingly reinforcing the idea that money grows on trees? Let’s take a look at what you can change if you are. We’ve all heard our parents ask us if we think money grows on trees, and many of us swore we’d never say this to…
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3 Critical Money Management Skills Your Kid is Not Being Taught at School

Many schools do not teach kids how to handle money. And the ones that do? Are almost certainly not teaching kids these 3 critical money management skills. Do you know the stats of financial education in our country? While I geek out about…
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Handing Over Money for Kids Freaking You Out? Let Me Help Your Fears.

Is handing over money to your kids kinda freaking you out? Money for kids is uber important to them learning the critical money management skills. Here are some ways to make this process less scary for YOU. One of the reasons mothers are hesitant…
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Building Confidence in Your Child? Use Money as a Tool.

Money is a really useful tool when building confidence in your child. Not to mention, learning how to manage money is an incredibly important life skill they need to learn anyway, so you get a two-fer here. I was talking with a Mama Bear a…