Raising Giving Children—Last week, my 10-year-old son’s Scout group asked me if I would accompany them to our local Living Planet Aquarium… where they were taking a field trip. A field trip is the same as a playdate to me, but better, because I didn’t have to plan it,
making a difference!
Written by: Jill Greenlaw
I had the opportunity to visit one of my favorite charities, the Ronald McDonald House, in Loma Linda California this last weekend. We spoke with Karen who is the Director of Operations and took a tour of their facility. I learned what they are doing to provide stability and vital resources to families so they can get their children healthy and keep them that way.
Currently there are over 300 Ronald McDonald House’s world wide. 173 of these homes …
Recently, we brought another mother’s child with us on an adventure to see the Blue Angels at the annual Air Show in Fort Worth.
Taking along one that’s not your own can be challenging, especially if they don’t fit into your family dynamic. And we knew it would be that…
By Eulalie Scandiuzzi
Imagine how different the economy would be today if every child knew the basic pillars of financial money management, saving, spending and sharing, as commonly as “stop, look and listen.”
…Starting a conversation about money with kids can be tricky. But, here are six tips for parents
…The single most impactful thing you can do to teach your children to fall in love with giving is to involve them in giving activities, discussing throughout them why you are giving (what the cause is for) and how it makes you and the recipients feel.
Sometimes, identifying volunteer programs