Teaching Kids About Money with Spend Save Give Jars

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One of the values that I desperately want to teach my children before they leave the nest is how to be a wise person with their money.  I feel like the education system doesn’t do a great job of preparing kids to really understand the principles behind spending and saving.  And a high value of {…Read More…}





5 Ways to Get Your House Ready for School

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I know that a few of you have already started your school year, and many of the rest of you are anticipating it in the coming weeks. It’s true, when it comes to keeping track of carpools, lunch menus, field trip forms, homework, backpacks, and shoes…..things can get overwhelming! Making sure your house is organized in a way that contributes to helping everyone being able to get ready independently is a huge step towards eliminating some of the stress of the morning rush. I hope these 5 Ways to Get Your House Ready for School will give you some ideas that will help your family during the upcoming school year.

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Chores for Kids – ages 5 and 8

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After I posted about the Pivot Vac that my daughter uses as part of her daily chores I receive several emails asking me about how I do my kids chores and what exactly they do to earn their money for the week.  Now every family does things a little different so you have to adapt to your lifestyle and personality.  But this is how the Farrant family does it.

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Chore Chart Printable

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Hi IC friends! It’s Brook from BeingBrook and I’m excited to show you my new chore system. It’s that time of summer when I start craving order and a schedule! Summer fun can be messy and I’m tired of explaining that you actually have to get dressed and eat breakfast before you can run outside {…Read More…}