The "Three Jar" Approach to Allowances

The "Three Jar" Approach to Allowances

by Carrie Southworth

“Mommy, how do I make money? You know, to buy stuff.”

Once again, stumped by my 5-year-old daughter, Savannah.

Up until this point, I tried to run our household in a very specific way — my husband compares it to a hippy commune. “We’re all citizens of the house,” I would tell my children. We all had jobs as citizens; we all had to pitch in.

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Talking to Kids About Gender Identity - Part 6

Talking to Kids About Gender Identity - Part 6

by Twigtale

How do you talk to your kids about what it means to be a girl, a boy, or any other identity on the gender spectrum?

Twigtale thinks this conversation is an important one – it is about about personal identity and gender equality. We're asking people whose insight and expertise we admire to add their voice to this discussion. 

 

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Maternity Leave Zen

Maternity Leave Zen

by Allison Lefrak

It took me two days of maternity leave—before the baby arrived—to get over the feeling that I was playing hooky.   

I got a pedicure, stocked up on groceries, prepared meals and froze them, organized the baby clothes, installed the car seat. By day three, I’d long since forgotten about work and was toying with the idea of outlining a novel.

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Talking to Kids About Gender Identity - Part 1

Talking to Kids About Gender Identity - Part 1

by Twigtale

Our new title I Am A Girl by Catherine Connors launches this Sunday, October 11th. I Am A Girl is a book that banishes labels and stereotypes and helps girls understand and express who they truly are. Twigtale thinks this conversation is an important one – it is about personal identity and about gender equality. We also asked people whose insight and expertise we admire to add their voice to this discussion. Starting today and continuing through next week, we'll be featuring their responses to one question. 

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