Money is complicated, which can make teaching our kids about money particularly challenging. In Episode 35 of the Edit Your Life podcast, Christine and I discuss how to teach kids about spending, saving, and giving. We offer 9 tips related to allowance, chores, investing, giving, division of parental/kid spending responsibility, making spending mistakes, and how to navigate social […]
Protecting our kids is the most basic of parenting jobs, but how much is too much?
In Part 2 of our discussion about extracurriculars, Christine and I discuss the joys and challenges of parenting passionate kids and share 9 tips for both supporting and reigning in that passion.
What’s behind the pressure we feel to sign our kids up for too many enrichment activities? In this podcast, Christine and I share tips for editing out pressure and staying plugged in to your kids’ interests.
Christine and I discuss why embracing and modeling imperfection is good for kids.
Christine and I explore why families wrestle with integrating chores into their routine and we share 10 tips for getting chores underway in your home.
Given that electronics are here to stay, we wanted to lend some balance to the doom-and-gloom around screens and mobile devices.
Christine talks to Amy Mascott, co-author of “Raising a Rockstar Reader,” about easy ways to help kids discover a love of reading.
I posted a picture of my daughter’s art on Instagram, and shared it with friends on Facebook. The explosion of amazed “wow”s got me thinking about being the mother of a kid who has found a passion. It’s more complicated than simply being proud and amazed.
In our 10th podcast, Christine and I riff on school life (and why crap homework isn’t necessarily the worst thing). We also share 10 really good tips for handling homework.