Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Tis the Season: Teach them to manage their money

Teach Delayed Gratification and Appreciation

“Help children to understand and manage money. If children save their allowance and don’t spend it on little trinkets, they can learn the power of saving and delayed gratification. Help them decide on something big to save for,” adds Mary E. DeMuth. “Also, provide children with a time to be thankful everyday. My family has a time at dinner when we talk about the highs of our days.”

Continuing series on Contentment this holiday season!

Oh, and Happy Veteran's Day, check out today's post over at It's Real Life. One more reason why I love celebrating this holiday!


At Tuesday, 11 November, 2008, Blogger Mama Zen said...

Excellent ideas! I'm really trying to focus on gratitude with my child.


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