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Tired of the same old wrapping paper? You can skip the store-bought stuff this year and turn holiday wrapping into a lesson in both frugality and budgeting for your kids. Here are two ways to do so (and, if you’re looking to keep the kids occupied in the meantime, the crafting angle outlined below will give “Santa” some time to get some online shopping done). Around the House Wrapping Have your kids look around the Read more.
If you’re working on teaching your child about the value of giving this holiday season, he or she might choose to help those in the Philippines who lost everything to Typhoon Haiyan. Scammers have already tried to take advantage of good will, and we don’t want your kid’s money going into the pocket of some very selfish people. Charity Navigator, which researchers the effectiveness of charities, has published its list of best groups providing relief. Read more.
Holiday sales started long before Black Friday this year, and will run well past New Year’s Day. But is a sale really a good deal? Here are three ways to teach your kids how to tell if it’s a steal or a bust in the midst of all the holiday sale madness. Create a Comparison Shopping Report A TV ad shows a “blockbuster” deal on a flat screen TV, and the teen who has been Read more.