Family Finances

How I Teach My Children About Finances and Economics Series: Episode 3 – Work Ethics and Financial Responsibility

March 28, 2017
work ethics and financial responsibility

When do children learn how to be adults, and all it entails? The answer is, they are learning throughout their entire childhood – and we are their teachers. According to Newton’s Third Law of Motion: For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction. This doesn’t just apply to science, but everything in life. […]

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DIY Potholder and Hot Pad

March 22, 2017
DIY potholder and hotpad

Decorating your house doesn’t have to be an expensive endeavor. In fact, if you have even the most basic sewing machine knowledge, decorating can be a breeze. A DIY Potholder and Hot Pad (trivet) can add a splash of color to any table, and can be made to coordinate with their environment. The potholders in […]

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Are our children “Charming” enough?

March 8, 2017
is charm school the answer?

Have you ever wished your kids had better manners? I have. A lot. In the interest of full disclosure, my children are growing up in two homes with divorced parents.  Conflicting home lives can easily cause less charming children. Who hasn’t seen that? But there are so many other outliers that lead to inconsistent behavior […]

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