Try not to talk to your kids about how much things cost (especially essentials such as groceries) in the context of how you need/would like to have more money. Yes it's good to have kids who are financially aware so to speak - however it's a fine line. Family financial struggles are an adult issue that kids shouldn't be worrying about. Kids need a sense of security.
Last edited by VicPark; 09-05-2016 at 17:46.
I used to offer my piggy bank money to my parent's when they couldn't afford things. They weren't involving me in adult issues, or making me feel insecure. But there comes to a point in your child's life where if you aren't educating them on the value of money you're really setting them up to fail in their adult life, imo.
Last edited by Full House; 09-05-2016 at 18:30.
I agree, don't burden kids with adult issues and esp ones over which they have no control.
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