Homeschooling

My Top 4 Homeschooling Mistakes

As our family finishes up our 8th year of homeschooling, I can’t help but look back over the years and think of what a crazy, awesome roller coaster ride this has been. We’ve had some amazing opportunities because of the freedom we have with homeschooling. We’ve taken vacations during the school year because they’re cheaper and… Continue reading My Top 4 Homeschooling Mistakes

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Do you give your child an allowance – or a commission?

I’m a big Dave Ramsey fan. One of the many helpful things we’ve learned from Dave is to pay our kids by commission, rather than allowance.  Dave’s reasoning is that paying an allowance – even the name allowance – suggests that you are paying your child, not for work, but for simply being your child. You… Continue reading Do you give your child an allowance – or a commission?