Create a shopping list before you go into a store. Explain to your kids that making a list (and sticking with it) helps you budget your money well.
Talk about what items cost, such as eating out or an extra-curricular activity. Teach kids about the value of money.
Give kids an allowance so they can learn how to manage money while they’re still young and you can influence their choices.
Show your kids how to budget their money so that they know how to use money well.
Find out which aspects of the holidays your kids enjoy most. Create more holiday traditions that they enjoy.
Ask other parents which activities and family activities they enjoy doing. Then try something they recommend.
Help your kids to cope well when bad things happen. Teach them how to be resilient.
When life gets hard, be honest about it with your kids. The way you react to hardship teaches them a lot.
Notice when your kids pull away from you. Find out why without invading their privacy.
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