It is better to teach kids how to do something themselves than to just do it for them.   Now, I did not say “easier” 😉 , I said “better” – in the long run.

You may have heard the proverb: “ If you give a man a fish, he eats for a day; If you teach a man to fish, he eats for a lifetime.”

In this podcast I spell out why it is so important to teach your kids how to get what they want or need – not to “give” your kids what they want or need – all the time.  Delayed gratification is a learned behavior – it’s not instinctual (unfortunately).  So taking the steps in this podcast to help them learn how to earn will empower them.

It’s a critical life skill lesson, one they will only get from you – the most impactful teacher in their lives.

Don’t have time to watch? Here’s the Podcast audio.  You can do this!

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Written by Susan Beacham
Susan Beacham founded Money Savvy Generation in 1999 after almost two decades in private banking and investment management complemented by considerable time teaching at the elementary level.

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