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 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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Guest Post: How To Be Happier in 4 Easy Steps

As moms, you're always putting your child or children first before yourself.  Don't forget about your partner, too.  Barbara Gibson-Paul, child and family therapist, shares a few tips on happiness.  If you're happy, the tone of the household and your daily functions at home and/or at work will be more positive.

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