Who doesn't like Sesame Street? I grew up watching it and now I watch it with my kids (the little one loves singing Elmo's World). Not only is it fun to watch, but they do a great job of teaching children as well. Sesame Street has teamed up with PNC Bank to produce For Me, For You, For Later - First Steps to Spending. Sharing, and Saving™. The site, part of the … [Read more...] about Sesame Street and Teaching Kids About Money – For Me, For You, For Later
Back when my kids were still in elementary school, my wife and I fiercely resisted the trend to provide our kids with cell phones. Admittedly, it was a bit easier to do so just a few years ago when not quite everyone had given a phone to every child over the age of five. As it turned out, we got phones for them a couple of years earlier than we planned on doing so, but a … [Read more...] about What is the Right Age to Give Your Child a Cell Phone?
So, I think theoretically, a toddler, say around 21 months or so, can get their hand stuck in a box of baby wipes. I say theoretically because that would never happen around here... But, say a toddler were playing with a box of wipes. And say the child was sticking her hand in the top pulling out wipes, you know, to clean dolls and such. By my calculations, a child … [Read more...] about Theoretically a Toddler Can Get Her Hand Stuck In a Baby Wipes Box
Do you want your child to be bilingual? It's something more and more parents are thinking about these days. Let's examine some common questions parents have when considering this idea. What are the benefits of learning a second language at an early age? Can it be damaging to my child's development in his or her native language? Any long-term problems caused by a child's … [Read more...] about Should Your Child Learn A Second Language?
Buying a car can be one of life’s greatest pleasures, but buying your teenage son or daughter their first car can be…gut-wrenching! It’s tough enough to realize that your little boy or girl isn’t so little anymore. Or that they’ll be on the road driving--alone--with the same lunatics you’re on the road with everyday on the way to work. But then there are the costs of adding … [Read more...] about New Car or Used Car for a Teen Driver?