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4 Simple Ways to Plan Meals … What’s Best for Your Family?

Does this sound familiar …

“What’s for dinner?”

“We’re having that again?”

Planning meals can be agonizing.

Sometimes I just feel like having everyone pour a bowl of cold cereal (heck, sometimes I DO have everyone pour a bowl of cold cereal).

There are a few solutions that I’ve found to help solve the age old dilemma. Finding the one that works best for your family is essential to successfully getting dinner on the table night after night, keeping everyone happy and tummies full.

Let’s look at the top 4 ways so you can decide what’s best for you.

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Teaching Kids About Money: How My 4-Year-Old Bought Her Own Bike

“But I really, really, really want one. My friend Dallin has one.”

Ahh, the persistence of a 4-year-old. Begging for a new bike like a dog at the dinner table.

Her birthday had just passed, so giving it as a birthday gift would mean waiting another year. It snows A LOT where I live during Christmas, so that wasn’t a practical idea either.

I’d love to have her outside riding a bike, the dilemma is giving into her incessant whining and begging and sense of entitlement. NOT something I’m willing to cave to.

It was time to teach the kid a thing or two about money …

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