August 15, 2012 @ 10:05 am
Ian's Spend, Save, Give jars
When Columbia mother Catharine Aitken’s oldest son Ian turned five, she decided it was time to start giving him an allowance and with that she wanted to also incorporate lessons about giving.
“I’d had conversations about donating time and talents with him, but we’d never talked about donating our treasure,” remarked Catharine. “I realized how few people talk with their children about planning to give which inspired me to have that conversation with him.” More
We’re in the dog days of summer. But a new beginning is on the horizon. Can you feel the excitement? It won’t be long and it will be time to buy that new
Lamborghini Trapper Keeper monogrammed or super heroes backpack. There will be white tennis shoes, glowing on feet. Fresh blue jeans, a size too big so we can grow into them. Maybe even a fresh new haircut. New schedules, routines and activities. But perhaps you’ve been thinking about ways to make life more meaningful for your family as you get into the crazy hubbub of the school year. But how can you fit it all in? Well, don’t worry – we’ve got you covered. More