"You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.
You must do the thing which you think you cannot do." -Eleanor Roosevelt

October 3, 2010 by  
Filed under Blog, Education, Kids & Money, Parenting

Tweet Teaching kids business skills early will increase their financial awareness.  As we begin to teach our kids these important lessons about business and money it’s important to take advice from others that have been there and done that with their own kids.  Sarah Cook with Raising Ceo Kids shares tips on raising your own kids […]

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Video: What Adults Can Learn from Kids

July 14, 2010 by  
Filed under Advice on Education, Blog, Education, Parenting

Tweet From TED Talks Child prodigy Adora Svitak says the world needs “childish” thinking: bold ideas, wild creativity and especially optimism. Kids’ big dreams deserve high expectations, she says, starting with grownups’ willingness to learn from children as much as to teach.

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7+1 Tips for Working Moms

July 8, 2010 by  
Filed under Blog, Parenting, Principles, Success

Tweet 7+1 Tips for Working Moms by Erika Kalmar, Career Wellness Coach From SelfGrowth.com Tip #1 – Accept the imperfect! Many Moms (especially after the first child) want to do everything perfect. They want to do a perfect job at work, with the child, at home and with their husband. They just want to be perfect […]

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Teach Your Teen Paycheck Savvy

July 7, 2010 by  
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Tweet Teach Your Teen Paycheck Savvy By Linda Stern From CNN Money Magazine Congrats! Your kid landed a summer job in this tight, tight economy. Now, of course, he’ll have that $7.25 an hour burning a hole in his pocket. That’s where you step in: “Parents have a real opportunity to help teens learn to […]

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Planning for the care of a special-needs child

July 2, 2010 by  
Filed under Blog, Parenting, Toddlers

Tweet Planning for the care of a special-needs child By Paul Keegan and Karen Cheney From Money Magazine Online (Money Magazine) — Jason and Amanda Purnell met while getting their Ph.D.s in psychology at Ohio State, married in 2007, and were ecstatic when Amanda became pregnant shortly before they moved to St. Louis last July […]

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Video: Susan Beacham provides advice on Teens and Money on the Dr. Phil Show

July 2, 2010 by  
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Tweet Katie is a teenaged girl who wants a lot, and who expects her parents to foot the bill. She asks for manicures, haircuts and clothes without any thought to the financial cost. Susan Beacham sits down with Katie to discuss her family’s monthly income, and shows her the amount available to spend after mortgage […]

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The Most Successful Teen Celebrity Entrepreneurs

July 1, 2010 by  
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Tweet The Most Successful Teen Celebrity Entrepreneurs The recipe for success is to do one thing really well, diversify and go viral. By Maureen Farrell From Forbes Magazine Online It’s hard enough to land a line in a TV commercial, let alone snag a starring role in a feature film. Or bag a record contract. […]

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In Business and Family, Something Has to Give

June 30, 2010 by  
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Tweet In Business and Family, Something Has to Give In the race to maximize all the hours in the day, entrepreneurial moms have to make difficult choices. By Lisa Druxman, Mompreneur From Entrepreneur Magazine Online No matter what your stage in motherhood, it really is a full-time job. I don’t know a single stay-at-home mom who […]

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Video: These Kids Mean Business

June 29, 2010 by  
Filed under Blog, Entrepreneurs, Kid Entrepreneurs, Parenting, School Age, Teens

Tweet Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Clarence Page looks at the role of entrepreneurship education as a way to help change the lives of at-risk youth. Centered on budding entrepreneurs across the country and the programs created to foster their interest and understanding of the free-market, the documentary tells the tale of underserved youth creating and living […]

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11-year-old college graduate

June 24, 2010 by  
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Tweet From HuffingtonPost.com Meet Moshe Kai Cavalin, the 11-year-old who just finished setting the bar impossibly high for college students everywhere. Not only did this youngster just graduate from college at the age of 11, but he did so with honors, holding down a 4.0 GPA, and his favorite subject is astrophysics. He is also an accomplished […]

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