7 Simple ideas for children to make a difference in the world {with printable}

Adults, and kids alike, tend to believe that in order to be able to make a difference in the world, we must create a huge impact. On the contrary, it’s the many small acts over the years that create more impact than just a one time donation to a charity. This list is not exhaustive but it is definitely a good start: the 7 things … Continue reading 7 Simple ideas for children to make a difference in the world {with printable}

9 worst money habits parents unintentionally teach their children

1 . Indulging in immediate gratification One way to remain broke is to constantly give in to temptation. How so? Well, whenever we give in to temptation, we lose another chance of saving those previous dollars. If we allow our children to see us fall in love with an item at first sight and buying it right away without giving second thoughts, they would expect … Continue reading 9 worst money habits parents unintentionally teach their children

How your money struggles affect your kids

While it is good, and even encouraged, that you share your money lessons with your children and involve them in the family’s financial planning, some of us might unknowingly go overboard. When this happens, the sharing no longer benefits our children but could instead ultimately harm them psychologically. When children are inappropriately exposed to adult financial problems and conflicts, they are left feeling anxious and … Continue reading How your money struggles affect your kids

Guide to Raising Resilient Kids Who Don’t Give Up {With Printables}

Why Resilience Matters There are adults who want to embark on something big, fails and never tries again. And then there are adults who fail but try again and again. I believe you would want your children to grow up to be adults in the second group. That’s because resilient adults are able to live happier lives, reach their highest potentials and do not easily … Continue reading Guide to Raising Resilient Kids Who Don’t Give Up {With Printables}

Why We Don’t Give Our Kids Allowance – The Importance of Work

We do not give our children allowance because we believe money should be rightfully earned. Now before you think my kids have to earn every single cent for their living, allow me to say that we do give them pocket money to school because that is a necessity. As for toys, sorry, that’s definitely not a necessity. So they will have to earn and save … Continue reading Why We Don’t Give Our Kids Allowance – The Importance of Work

Get Real With Money: I Want A Basketball [Show Kids How To Spend Within Their Means]

My second son tried out basketball with some neighbourhood friends last week and oh boy, he was hooked when he managed to shoot 2 goals. He came home letting us know that he wanted a basketball. I was inclined to make him wait. I didn’t want to promote this instant gratification thing in our family whereby a child asks for something and he gets it … Continue reading Get Real With Money: I Want A Basketball [Show Kids How To Spend Within Their Means]

12 Online Business Ideas For Teens

What is the difference between an online business and a lemonade stand? Well, the gap in the customer reach is so huge. When you are online, you can practically reach anyone anywhere in the world that has access to the Internet. Times are changing, so do the ways our teens can make their own money. It’s no longer about mowing lawns for neighbours. Here are … Continue reading 12 Online Business Ideas For Teens