Paying kids for candy

My 6-year-old started a candy business, and now his wallet is so full of cash, that we call him Mr. Money Bags. I actually borrow money from him regularly. And a savvy businessman he is. He sells his candy at 100% profit because well-meaning adults actually give him loads of candy for FREE. He then … Continue reading Paying kids for candy

Hot cocoa to cure homework blues

It's the first five-day week since um...that's right, camp! That's two months of scrambling to pack 5 days worth of work into sometimes as little as 1 day. This week's enough to make me want to say Shehechiyanu. But for my kids? That's another story. Five full days of school, waking up at 6:45, shlepping … Continue reading Hot cocoa to cure homework blues