Monthly Archives: September 2011

What is Enough? Teaching Your Children the Concept of Enough

I’ve been thinking about the idea of “enough.” Whether it’s a material item (shoes) or a non-material one (free time), how do you know when you have enough of something? Enough seems to reside at the sweet spot between needing … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids to Save Money

Saving versus spending:  Each of my three kids falls into a separate section of this continuum, depending on how recently they received birthday money. On the one hand it’s enlightening to see what my kids choose to buy with their … Continue reading

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