Archive for 'Work and Finance'

Mat Leave & Today’s Workplace

Mat Leave & Today’s Workplace

How technology ensures you’re gone but not forgotten while on maternity leave. Today’s Workplace Keeping in touch with your employer while on maternity or paternity leave isn’t a bad idea. It can keep you in the [...]

Budgeting Children’s Wish Lists

Budgeting Children’s Wish Lists

The holiday season calls upon us to spend, spend, spend, but for many families this just isn’t realistic. Here’s how to survive the season on a budget. ‘Tis the season to be jolly. ‘Tis also the [...]

Managing Your Child’s Christmas Wish List

Managing Your Child’s Christmas Wish List

Is your child’s wish list growing out of control? Here’s how to cope with those unrealistic Christmas wish lists. When it comes to wish lists, parents usually start hearing the “I wants” from their children a [...]

Teens and Part-Time Jobs

Teens and Part-Time Jobs

Why working part-time gives teens more than extra cash. Teens and Jobs Is your teen anxious to get a part-time job? It’s understandable. Working part-time gives many teens a real sense of independence. And if you’ve [...]

Today’s Employers

Today’s Employers

Today’s Family Friendly Employers. Today’s Employers At one time, finding an employer who was sensitive to the needs of parents was pretty difficult.  Fortunately, not so much anymore. Today many employers are very family friendly explains [...]

Teens and Job Safety

Teens and Job Safety

Is your teen risking life and limb at his part time or summer job? What your teen needs to know when she heads into the work force.  While part-time or summer jobs can give teens a [...]

Families & Job Loss

Families & Job Loss

 How to explain job loss to our children. Families and Job Loss Let’s face it. Raising a family is expensive and nothing makes times more difficult than the loss of a job.  And while breaking the [...]

Job Loss and The Effect it Has on Kids

Job Loss and The Effect it Has on Kids

Should you break the news to your kids that you lost your job? Job Loss and Kids Has your family experienced a significant set back such as job loss? The temptation for many is to protect [...]

Raising Financially Fit Kids

Raising Financially Fit Kids

Is your child a spendthrift? A hoarder? Or maybe, downright oblivious? Are there family money dramas you can do without? In Raising Financially Fit Kids, Joline Godfrey, one of the country’s leading experts on kids, parents, [...]

Technology, Work and Sick Children

Technology, Work and Sick Children

How today’s parents are managing to work when a child takes ill. Technology and Parenting If you work in a job where your presence is a must such as health care or retail or many others, [...]