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You Won’t Believe How Much Kids Made in Allowance Last Year

They don’t make allowances like they used to!

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This Is the Average Allowance by Age, According to Greenlight

In-between the new hobbies and learned skills, 2020 has found kids completing chores, saving money and giving back to their community, according to Greenlight. Read on to discover the details fo their just-released 2020 Year in Review,

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How to Teach Your Kids Valuable Financial Lessons at Every Age

“Here’s how to make sure you’re financially stable and teach your kids money lessons, from year one to 10.”

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14 Chore Charts That’ll Keep Kids Busy at Home

Keep your daily routine in order while everyone’s staying close to home.

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This Country Just Instituted 7 Months of Family Leave––For Each Parent

New parents can take up to 14 months to care for their newborn child.

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This App Lets Your Smart Appliances Assign Chores to Your Kids

Now your dishwasher can remind your kids to do the dishes instead of you.

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Surprising & Amazing Things You Can Buy on Amazon

From gardening gloves with claws to live ladybugs, there’s basically nothing you can’t find on Amazon.

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The Giving (Family) Tree

Giving back doesn’t just make an impact on your community, it makes an impact on your soul. Here are four tried-and-true tips for raising kind and generous kids.

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California Is the First State to Ban Lunch Shaming & It’s Thanks to This 10-Year-Old

Students will never be forced to eat an inferior meal due to lunch debt again.

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How to Teach Children the Value of Money

Teaching the value of money is becoming increasingly difficult in this cashless world but here are five ways you can help foster the foundation for a smart financial future.

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The BusyKid App Helps Your Child Save Money By Doing Chores

Now your kiddo can earn, save or invest their money!

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Tech Tools That Help Teach Life Skills

By leveraging online resources, even a busy parent can find the time to promote your child’s cognitive development and provide them with skills that will come in handy for the rest of their lives.

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This Mom Held a Job Fair When Her Kids Asked for Money

This mom is looking to hire a few good kids.

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4 Surprising Reasons You Should Give Your Kid a Debit Card

Aside from cashless convenience, there are short and long-term reasons to take advantage of a debit card for your kids.

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7 Ways to Prepare Your Teen for Class Trips

The hardest part of letting my daughters go on their school trips is to learn to trust that the years of raising and lessons will be enough to keep them safe in the long run.

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I Encouraged My Daughter to Get A Job. Here’s What Happened

I felt it was time my daughter started learning one of the fundamental pillars of teen independence—financial independence.

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How Do You Raise Responsible Kids? Give ‘Em Chores

Here’s a game plan to get even your littlest helpers on board with chores.

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You Want a Cell Phone? Here Are My 5 Non-Negotiable Rules, Kiddo

“Remember, you’re the parent—and if you’re paying for the phone, you’re the boss!”

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I’m Raising My Kids to Be Financially Responsible & Independent. You Can, Too

“I was determined to impart good money management skills in my kids.”

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5 Fun Ways To Teach Your Kids about Entrepreneurship

Here’s how your kids can learn to think like little entrepreneurs and manage money at the early age.

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3 Super Simple Ways To Get Kids Up & Literally Running

According to KidsHealth.org, physical activity not only helps kids build strong muscles and bones and control weight, it can also help them sleep better, be more academically motivated and successful. So, while you’re making New Year’s resolutions for fitness and…

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How to Teach Kids to Manage Money and Debt Without Fear

I remember going shopping long ago with my firstborn daughter in tow. She was seven at the time and really wanted this new doll that was on display. When I told her that we didn’t have the cash for it…

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5 Things You Should Know Before Giving Your Kids the Chore List

Moan-free chore time can be yours with these super easy (& super fun!) tips.

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3 Reasons Why Your Kids Go Crazy at Bedtime

There seems to be a pattern here, and I don’t like it. Everything is fine and dandy, but once the sun goes down and things start to settle, suddenly all hell breaks loose.

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3 Ways Parents Can Ruin Kids With An Allowance

It can be hard to decide to give your children an allowance. It seems like there are a million parents writing articles explaining that you will ruin your children if you give them an allowance. Well, they aren’t completely wrong.…

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6 Steps That Helped Us Fly (Successfully!) with Our Infant

With some basic prep, it’s totally possible to fly (with baby) stress-free.

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Here’s Why San Francisco Banned Chocolate Milk in Schools

School officials in San Francisco recently put a ban on chocolate milk after some surprising findings.

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Tough Love: Why Teenagers May Benefit From A Strict Upbringing

I read stories of rebellious, frustrated teens on a daily basis. Eventually, most parents reach a phase where they just aren’t sure how to work with their child anymore. Children these days spend more time listening to the ideas and…

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5 Things I Considered Before I Left My Job to Be a Stay At Home Mom

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Do You Have a Support Network?
I totally thought I did until I was playing Star Wars Pirate for the fiftieth time and caught myself trying to use my Jedi mind tricks to make my phone vibrate…

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8 Things Your Kids Need to Know About Money by the Time They’re 10

It’s never too early to start learning about buying, budgeting and compound interesting.

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5 Cool Gadgets That’ll Get Your Kids to Clean Up (No Bribery Required!)

Imagine a place where kids do their housework without complaints. These sweet new products can help make it happen.

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April Writing Challenge: Money Money Money Money!

During the month of March, we want to hear your stories about how you teach your kids about money and budgeting.

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