Tag Archives: Alyson Schafer

Allowance Basics

I am often asked:  • When should children get allowance? • How much should they get? • Should it be tied to chores? Here is my reply: 1.  When Do I Start Allowance? As soon as they start demanding and tantruming for you to buy them something.  One solution to that candy bar melt down at the […]

The Happy Snappy Goodbye

Who among us doesn’t dread the pre-amble and fall-out that often accompany’s leaving our children in the care of others. They cling to our pant leg and plead for us not to go as we stress about what to do in front of on-lookers. We worry, we feel guilty, and we wonder if it is the right […]