September 2011

What is Enough? Teaching Your Children the Concept of Enough

September 22, 2011

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 more and wanting more.  It’s a calm, settled, balanced place.  Enough is a place where […]

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Teaching Kids to Save Money

September 2, 2011

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 own money.  It’s a window into their young minds.  Recent purchases at our home […]

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