I’ll be honest up front – there are a myriad of factors that contribute to a family in disarray, including parental disengagement and mood disorders — those are both serious problems that we can’t solve. However, a brand new study out of England indicates that the second most common cause of parent-child arguments is the […]
As parents, we waffled between giving kids a weekly allowance and expecting them to chip in to keep the house running like any responsible person. We finally had to admit, we were managers of our home and we were not running things very efficiently.
So, your daughter earns $13.75 this week, and she is ready for a payout. The problem is that your son is also expecting $15.50 from his completed chores, and you only have two $20.00 bills (which is rare, because you rarely ever keep much cash on hand!). Adding to the complexity, you are heading downtown […]