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Helping Kids Establish and Maintain After-School Routines

By Allison Wedell Schumacher When my daughter entered first grade, we were told she’d have homework. I remember looking quizzically at her teacher and saying, “But she’s six.” Her teacher nodded sadly and said, “Parents want them to be used … Continue reading

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Is Your Child Ready for a Smartphone?

By Eric Braun, coauthor of The Survival Guide for Money Smarts: Earn, Save, Spend, Give Probably the one thing I wanted more than anything else as a kid was the Millennium Falcon. That toy, a Star Wars spaceship the size … Continue reading

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3 Ways to Help Kids Learn Money Smarts This Summer

By Eric Braun and Sandy Donovan, coauthors of The Survival Guide for Money Smarts: Earn, Save, Spend, Give It’s important for kids to learn money management skills, not only so they don’t grow up to bumble their financial affairs, but … Continue reading

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Fun with Finance: Classroom Activities for Financial Literacy Month

By Eric Braun and Sandy Donovan, coauthors of The Survival Guide for Money Smarts: Earn, Save, Spend, Give Do you think teaching financial literacy to your students sounds risky? Maybe you imagine blank stares and moans of “This is boring!” … Continue reading

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7 Tips for Raising Emotionally Resilient Kids

By Michael Oberschneider, Psy.D., author of Ollie Outside: Screen-Free Fun In the 1984 movie The Karate Kid, a teenage boy becomes disheartened when his karate teacher has him doing chores to exhaustion day after day. Instead of teaching the boy … Continue reading

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