What If Your Child Doesn’t Want To Go To College?

As a mom, preparing your kids to go to college can seem like one of your most important duties. It’s ingrained into us that we as moms make sure our kids do well in school and ultimately get into college. The recent scandals involving Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin are extreme examples of what moms will do to ensure their kids not only go to college but also that they get into the best. These are moms facing potential jail time because of what is seemingly their own desire to have their … [Read more...]

Dealing With a Troubled Teen

Being a parent isn’t easy. Being the parent of a teen? Well, that’s even tougher. Parents of teens have to deal with the “emotional whiplash” of caring for a kid who is experiencing the confusing and scary beginnings of their own adulthood, and whose moods and personality may seem to change in a flash. And all of this gets even tougher when your teen is troubled. The teenage years are a difficult time for just about everyone, but they’re tougher for some of us than they are for others. It’s … [Read more...]

The Ultimate Guide on How to Tell if Your Child Is Ready for a Credit Card

Is your child ready for a credit card? Or do they need to wait awhile? Read on to learn how to tell if your child is ready for their first credit card. You may be surprised to know that nearly 20 percent of the children between the ages of 8 and 14 have credit cards. Most credit card companies only issue cards to people older than 18 years old. However, did you know that many companies are starting to permit children to gain access to their parent's credit card via authorized user status? … [Read more...]