Good money management skills are better learnt from a young age. Showing your kids simple things like – shopping around for the best price, saving pocket money for that game and budgeting, can lay a good foundation. It will also help you later in life because they won’t be on your payroll when they’re old enough to look after themselves.
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One day, a few months ago, my son got angry and kicked a glass door. A myriad of options ran through my head as I decided how I could deal with this. Of course there was a part of me that wanted to rant and rave, give a lecture and send him to his room. The other part of me knew that this would not solve the issue and it would only reoccur again. So, I took a deep breath and gathering all the calmness I could muster I asked him to remain quietly next to the glass door and breathe deeply, over and over again.
We all do it… we make idle threats in the grocery store to get the kids out of the sweets aisles and through checkout. But do you often find yourself falling into the trap of threatening without real consequence? Do you struggle to get your kids to listen to you? If you do, this article is for you.
As a parent, you need to find creative new ways to get your kids eating healthy foods. Some children love fruit and vegetables and will eat just about anything you give them. Then there are those who will always leave the healthy items in their lunch-box, sending back the apple or banana you packed in for school. The rebellion has begun…
One trick that tends to work every time is using your imagination.