Teaching Kids About Money with Spend Save Give Jars

teaching kids about money with spend save give banks

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…}





Chicken Nuggets with Fruits & Vegetables {Sneaky Chef Style}

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Do your kids want nothing but pizza and chicken nuggets?  Oh wait, throw in the occasional hot dog, right? Getting fruits and vegetables into my kids is a full-time job. I was a picky kid growing up so I do have compassion for them, but that doesn’t mean they get to choose what they eat.  {…Read More…}





Chores for Kids – ages 5 and 8

chores-for-kids

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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Free Printable Valentines Day Card

Free Printable Valentines Day Card

I must admit I haven’t even thought about Valentine’s Day yet.  I am knee deep in My Biggest DIY project ever.  I am glad Jamie makes it easy for me.  A quick print and I have a cute Valentine for my kids.  Please welcome Jamie back with an adorable free printable valentines day card for your kids.

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