Teaching them you're not an ATM is just the start of the "money" discussion.
Every day, your kids watch you spend money. You buy groceries. You purchase a pair of new shoes. You order from the drive-thru menu or tip the pizza delivery guy. If you’re like me, you hand over your credit card or some of your hard-earned cash several times during an average busy week, often with one or two little people standing by your side observing.
Now, I think it’s a safe bet that at least once during the aforementioned busy week, your kids have tried to negotiate with you for something that costs money. Maybe they begged for candy while waiting in line at the checkout. Perhaps they pleaded for a toy in the department store. Maybe they
asked for demanded a treat from the dessert menu as you ordered dinner. And … // READ MORE