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In this humorous and inspiring essay, author Amy Makechnie shares her experience of giving her thirteen-year-old daughter a lump sum allowance for the year and watching life lessons unfold.
In this episode, Saren interviews John Lanza, author of The Art of Allowance and founder of The Money Mammals, about how we can raise financially literate children.
In the spirit of encouraging growth and freedom, I’ve made a list of things I will not fix for my kids this summer…
Although my children may have left traditional “reading, writing and arithmetic” behind them at the school door, there are plenty of ways to have fun and still engage their brains during the summer.
In this week’s episode, Saren and April (from Power of Moms) share detailed, tried-and-true ideas for summer learning and fun. We hope it fills your mind with fun do-able ideas that will work for you and your family.
I’ve realized that sometimes I say no without even thinking I could say yes. So the past few months, I’ve been trying say yes more – even though Children + Yes = More Mess.
Entitlement is a huge concern for so many parents! In this week’s episode, Saren and April (director of our sister-site, Power of Moms) share some of the great responses we received from our communities as well as ideas that have really helped pump up gratitude and tone down entitlement in their own families.
So many parents view screen time and technology as a stressful conundrum that they need to solve for their children. But it works better if we view it as an opportunity to teach our children discernment as we work with them to develop guidelines for healthy technology use. In this episode, Saren interviews Andrea Davis, founder of Better Screen Time, about how we can help our children learn to use technology in a positive and healthy way.
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In this week’s encore episode, Saren interviews her sister Saydi about the simple, kid-friendly Christ-centered Easter activities she does with her family each year. Gathering ideas from many sources, Saydi has created a plan for how families can celebrate Christ’s miracles, teachings, Atonement, death and resurrection in tangible and beautiful ways .