Kids and Money part 2
There are so many ways we can start this discussion, but the best place to start is with giving; yes! I said giving. We have to get our children to focus on others by ways they can help people with their time and/or financial resources. When we begin to give, it really puts our hearts and minds in proper perspective. It’s not all about them and it teaches them selflessness. When we give our finances to help others it really teaches our children the value of a dollar and they
Kids and money
Why it’s important to teach your children about finances When you think about money what comes to your mind? I can tell you when I was a child my thoughts about money was how I can spend it for what I wanted or needed. Most children only think of themselves and plan to spend money they haven’t even received. We have to teach them the valuable lessons of handling finances while they are young or their finances will handle them when they get older. We can prepare them for a bet
“The little engine that could or Eeyore?”
Art by Gabriel Calabrese (10 years old) “The little engine that could or Eeyore? ”Who do you feel like or better yet sound like, the little engine that could or Eeyore. We seemed to have a lot of negative and depressing influential voices against us including, family, friends, employers, advertisements, world view etc… How are we to drown out all the noise that keeps us from our goals? How are we to keep faith and keep our head up through life’s challenges? How are we to stan
Just Say "NO"
Is it hard for you to say “no” when someone selling something approaches you? Is it hard for you to say “no” when a neighbor asks you to do something you don’t have time for or you don’t want to do? Is it hard for you to say “no” when a friend asks something of you that you know deep down that you can’t give or do? Is it hard for you to say “no” when your church signs you up for another activity or responsibility? Is it hard for you to say “no” when your parents tell you to d