As a responsible parent, it’s only right that you want to protect your children and plan for their financial future. You don’t want to give them everything on a plate and you want them to learn the value of money, but you also want to provide for their needs. This is a tricky balance to…Family Financial Planning 101: Looking To The Future — simple Ula.
Some excellent points made. Wish more parents used this line of thinking. I have a few friends who have given their children a bunch of gadgets and wonder why the children care more about the gadgets than they do about learning. Several of them will graduate high school not being to read and write down the road because they were so busy playing with the gadgets and not spending enough time studying.
When I was growing up, homework came first. Then, I could watch TV and later when we got a Pong set, if nobody wanted to watch something on TV or play Pong, I could play it. As the youngest, let’s just say I was the last one to decide when it came to TV.