If you still aren’t sure what to get your mum/wife/partner/best friend for Mother’s Day, how about helping a new mum in need in their honour?
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For those who celebrate Christmas, I’ve come to realise that everyone handles Santa a little differently. In our home, Santa fills the stocking and brings 2-3 gifts. The rest of the gifts come from me and my husband.
We decided to do it this way early on so that we could explain to our son why it was still important to donate and help others in need at Christmastime.
My son asked me last night what I was going to be writing about today. I’d just been reading this piece in the New York Times about how parents can raise empathetic children, and it had struck a chord with me. As a parent, I desperately want to raise my son to be the sort of person who steps up when others are in need, but is that something I can truly influence?
For a long time, I had a huge fear of not having enough money, and it actually made my finances even worse. There are a lot of ways to shift this mindset and overcome your financial fears. Giving back may be one of the simplest options.