Why You Should Include Your Teens in Budget Planning

Why You Should Include Your Teens in Budget Planning

Teenagers have a lot going their way, such that handling their finances can be daunting. Including teens in budget planning provides them with financial literacy enabling them to prioritize financially. They get to understand the differences between needs and wants,...
Best Places to Hike with Family in Connecticut

Best Places to Hike with Family in Connecticut

Looking for a weekend getaway with the family? Consider leaving the city and heading north! Hiking can be a great way to get away from the distraction of everyday life. The state of Connecticut offers hundreds of miles of wonderful hiking trails that vary from easy to...
Family Fun: Spring Crafts for Children

Family Fun: Spring Crafts for Children

  Spring is just around the corner and with it comes warm sunny days and a lot of great craft opportunities for kids of all ages. To assist parents in the search for the perfect craft, here is a list of some thrifty ideas made from common items for families to...
Fostering Independence in Children

Fostering Independence in Children

Children crave increased independence with each new developmental stage. The child who once clung to Mom or Dad for security now believes their parents are old or uncool. Part of the parental job description includes fostering growth and independence while maintaining...
New Holiday Tradition Ideas for 2020

New Holiday Tradition Ideas for 2020

This holiday season has been completely different from years past. Everyone gathering around the dinner table virtually, exchanging gifts through the mail, and holiday parties on Zoom. It’s no secret that the pandemic has transformed the way that people are...