Tag: teaching kids about money

Buyer’s Remorse and Broken Toys

This weekend I got to teach my daughter an important but necessary lesson: Unfortunately, despite our best intentions, everyone wastes money every now and then.  This week Little Bit learned all about buyer’s remorse. But she wasn’t the only one who needed to learn a lesson. A Trip To Target Little Bit is getting taller every …

State of the Blog: March 2016

Now that March 2016 is over and done, we’re ready for our monthly roundup of stories we need to update and what’s going on in the Jividen household. The Blog I’ve been thinking a lot about the blog and how it fits in to our lives and the personal finance blogosphere. Jon and I are having …

Build-a-Bear and the Frugal Fail

One thing I know about my child is that she is reward-driven….sometimes. Once she sets her mind on something she really wants she can be inspired to change. And, clever mom that I am, I can use that to my advantage to get her behavior to change. My daughter had finally stopped needing GoodNights to sleep …