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The Video Games Your Kid Wants For The Holidays

The Video Games Your Kid Wants For The Holidays

If your child wants video games this holiday, and you don’t know what to pick up for the little nerd or nerdette, here is my age-rated guide to games your child will be excited to find stuffed in their stockings or under the Festivus pole.

How To Set Boundaries When Your Family Is Bad With Money

How To Set Boundaries When Your Family Is Bad With Money

When I asked recently about bad money habits you learned from your parents, you chimed in with stories of debt, despair and the bumpy roads you’ve taken to financial stability. But just because you (eventually) learned not to make the same mistakes your parents made doesn’t mean that your entire…

Why You Should Let Your Kid Be Annoyingly Repetitive 

Why You Should Let Your Kid Be Annoyingly Repetitive 

Before my daughter learned to speak she learned to sign, and the first sign she mastered was “more”. More meant more — as in, “Give me more milk before I scream-cry in 5-4-3-2-1…” — but for her, it also meant “again”. Sing that song again. Push the toy cash register…