Whether it’s at school, in their future job or for personal reasons, our kids need to know how to set goals for what they want to achieve. If your kids have been stashing away money from their birthday, the tooth fairy or their allowance, what are they saving for? … [Read more...] about Episode 7: SMART money goals
Managing school work online and siblings bugging each other has its challenges. Even with routines and being flexible, we’re still trying to figure out ways of not getting too frustrated with each other and we talk about some of those things. The economy is … [Read more...] about Bonus Episode 3 (COVID-19): Sibling fights, school work and maintaining good habits
By now, our kids know that they need to stay home, to socially distance themselves and to practice good personal hygiene habits. In the previous episode, they heard about why this is so important and how our hospitals are getting overwhelmed with Coronavirus … [Read more...] about Bonus Episode 2 (COVID-19): What’s happening with jobs during the pandemic?
It doesn’t matter where you are in the world, COVID-19, the illness caused by the Coronavirus, is affecting every single one of us. In this episode, I talk about the WHY behind big changes happening in our lives right now like schools being closed, play dates … [Read more...] about Bonus Episode 1 (COVID-19): WHY are there so many changes in our lives right now?
Some of the values we want to teach our kids are generosity, kindness and thinking about others. In this episode we talk about: What fundraising is and how important it is.Some fundraising ideas.How everyone working together can make a really big difference.A … [Read more...] about Episode 6: Fundraising Firefighters
Money isn't unlimited and we need to make it stretch as far as we can. Getting good value for our money for things we buy is important. Sometimes it can be as simple as shopping at a different store or even just by looking at other items on the same … [Read more...] about Episode 5: Value FOR money
Making decisions can be a tricky process. It’s important to understand the difference between needs and wants, so that we spend smart and make good decisions. In Episode 4, we talk about: Needs - things we can’t live without. Wants - things we … [Read more...] about Episode 4: Smart spending. Options and decisions. Needs and wants
This episode focuses on spending, saving and donating. Splitting money we are given, into 3 money jars- Spend, Save & Donate.Money isn't unlimited, so we should think very carefully about what we buy with it.That a habit is something we do without thinking and … [Read more...] about Episode 3: Spend, Save and Donate