Archive for 'Work and Finance'

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 [...]

The Importance of Allowances

The Importance of Allowances

How allowances provide our kids with more than just a little spending money. Allowances Allowances. It’s something every parent will eventually have to come to terms with because sooner or later every kid will want to [...]

Role Modelling Money Values

Role Modelling Money Values

Why parents need to walk the talk when it comes to money management. Role Modelling Finance When it comes to money, do you tell your kids to save and spend wisely, but rack up the credit [...]

Teaching Kids Money Management

Teaching Kids Money Management

Why allowing our children to make a few mistakes can be one of the best ways to teach kids to be financially savvy. Kids and Money As parents, we want our children to grow into self [...]

Family Financial Values

Family Financial Values

A few tips on how to teach our kids to be financially responsible. Family Financial Values Believe it or not, someday your children will be financially independent and, hopefully, responsible. But it won’t happen without a [...]

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 [...]

The Myth of the Work Family Balance

The Myth of the Work Family Balance

Does the work family balance exist, or is it a myth? The Myth of the Work Family Balance Many of us try for the perfect balance of a performing well at our jobs, spending the right [...]

Kids Illness and Work

Kids Illness and Work

What to do when you’re child is ill and you have to go to your job Kids Illness and Work If there’s one thing you can count on as a parent, it’s that your children will [...]

Time Challenged Parents

Time Challenged Parents

How to find family time in and around your busy work schedule. Time Challenged Parents If there is one thing you wish you had more of, what would it be? Money comes to mind for most [...]

Leave Work Behind

Leave Work Behind

How to leave work behind to be with your kids. Leave Work Behind In this day and age of smart phones, emails, laptops and computers, it’s far too easy to blur the lines between family time [...]