Tag Archives: giving

Economics of Integrity

Six timeless teachings to build strong character in kids Stumbled upon this gem of an essay from the 1960’s by Leonard Read entitled “Economics for Boys and Girls; Methods for getting young people on the track of sound thinking.” Being a home-educating momma who works around economists I had to take a look. Although some […]

Mo Money Mo Problems – Starting Allowance

Teaching children about money is a key component of raising business-minded kids. Most kids’ first introduction to saving, spending and giving comes in the form of allowance. Today Lori Sanders shares a little about how she set up allowance for her six-year old. When it comes to allowance, I have to admit, I felt pretty clueless […]

Thidwick the Big-Hearted Moose

Dr. Seuss is timeless! I mean, what adult doesn’t smile while reading Green Eggs and Ham? While my crew loves Seuss classics like Hop on Pop and One Fish Two Fish, our all-time favorite is Thidwick the Big Hearted Moose. The story stars a content Moose named Thidwick, living on the shores of Lake Winna-Bango, whose […]

The Beauty of Genuine Giving

Last December, in an effort to purge our home of excess and teach my girls the value of giving to those in need, I called a nonprofit in our area that distributes clothes and toys to families in need and arranged for us to drop some things off. Then I sat my girls down on […]