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BOTW: The Story of Money

Is your child afraid of math? I know many who are. I also know that one of the most effective ways to help them overcome their fear of math is to give them an allowance. In addition to teaching your child patience, opportunity cost, and the value of things, money is a hands-on way to work through many math skills!

My son got hooked on math through his allowance. At the age of four, he wanted to save up for a LEGO kit. On a piece of graph paper, I marked one square for each dollar he would have...

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Ca-ching!

Fellow Montessori mom and friend Amy, over at Positively Montessori, shares her experiences with the Positive Discipline approach to parenting. Every week she addresses a new topic and discusses how it's been working at her household with her 6-yr. old daughter and 15-month old son.

Here's a post on helping children understand the value of money. It offers some great ideas that take the power struggle out of buying toys, teach through natural consequences, and highlight the joy of giving.

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