As children grow up, they reach a point in their lives where the decisions they make begin can affect them for the rest of their lives. Events are stepping stones that can lead you in the right or wrong direction. For example, my decision to take a … [Read more...] about Teens And Money: The Long Lasting Effects Of Poor Decisions
When my son got his first part time job earlier this year, I toyed with discontinuing his weekly allowance. I never acted on that impulse, so my son has continued to earn a sum of money each week for completing assigned responsibilities. One of those … [Read more...] about When Kids Disobey: Punishment, or Dock Their Allowance?
I had no idea what I was getting into when I first became a parent. I knew all about the sleepless nights, and the responsibility to clothe, feed, and discipline my child. Fifteen years ago when I held my infant son in my arms I knew … [Read more...] about Teaching Responsibility Isn’t Always Easy