It’s likely that your children don’t really have any concept of money because everything they need is provided for them by you, their parent. Even with items that they want like a new toy, or even a day out at Peppa Pig Land, the cost of everything is unlikely to enter their minds – and why should it? At a young age, children shouldn’t have to worry about how much things are costing you, or even worry about anything to do with money. However, it is important to begin introducing money handling into your child’s life so that when they are old enough to fly the nest, they know how to handle their finances and can avoid getting themselves into financial difficulty. Take a look at these easy ways of teaching your children how to handle their money.
As a mother and a homemaker, I am always looking at ways to keep our costs low. Looking for where to shop cheap for food, for clothes and for other essentials needed, as god knows those bills just eat all the money up just after payday. I’ve been sent across this article which has given me some wonderful tips on how to keep costs low whilst also getting your hands on freebies, which I know everyone loves a good freebie and wants to keep their household costs low. View Post
I have mentioned before how the house we live in is rented and that we are unable to do much in terms of decorating and physically altering anything within the house, so we have to look to other alternatives. Which I’m sure many other families are in the same predicament too. I have a feeling we are going to be here for a little while longer, and as bear is getting older, I don’t really want him to have the gross magnolia walls. I’ve been looking at new ways to try and alter the decoration in his room without getting into any trouble with the landlord.
Lately, little bear has been paying a lot of attention to the modes of transport around him. His speech isn’t too great but he definitely points out ‘cars’, ‘plane’, ‘choo choo’ and ‘toot toot (boat)’. I’ve been loving seeing him explore the world around him in this way and explaining to him where they’re going/what they’re doing. So obviously, it has made me think about taking him on a train again (we went once on the train to Southport with our friends Lisa & her little lady and once to Manchester which he loved both times). I’ve decided we should go on a train somewhere else, I think he would absolutely love it.
This month, my lovely friend Rachael over at From Rachael Claire and her friend Georgia at Georgia and Stan have together created this lovely linky for bloggers everywhere to take part in. I’ve never taken part in a linky before, but I’m already loving how this is going and I can’t wait to see everyone elses!