How much do you know about your child’s social media usage? Almost half of pre-teen kids (9-12 years old) own a smartphone. A CNN feature on smartphone and tablet use highlighted that they often spend as much as five hours on their devices daily for entertainment purposes. During this period, kids tend to amuse themselves by watching videos on YouTube and browsing through social media....Read More
Every parent wants the best for their children, from education to employment, to falling in love and starting their own family, or finding their passion in life. Most, if not every parent, want the same thing – for their beloved children to grow up happy and healthy. However, it’s not easy to always give them the best while juggling every aspect of life. There could be times when parents...Read More
YOU influence your child’s financial learning and gratification style.
Gratification styles are one of the most common concepts in financial learning. If you have not heard of it, let’s watch this video to get an idea of what gratification is.
While this may sound like “grown-up stuff”, we experience gratification from young.
Although children tend to prefer instant gratification,...Read More
Teaching kids about money is challenging. We often learn how to teach the value of money by observing our parents, through collective wisdom on social media and having conversations with our children when opportunities arise. This means that children do not get a holistic and complete view about how to manage money. Their learning is limited by what they are exposed to. After talking to...Read More
With the recent lock-downs due to COVID-19, the focus on learning delivery has shifted from the traditional classroom and teacher-led style to digital student self-directed learning. As teachers scramble to determine the most effective way of delivering their lessons, students too had to adapt to this new way of learning. The Internet is a double-edged sword. It provides vast amounts of...Read More
Motherhood is scary. It’s a responsibility felt from the moment of your child’s birth and you can’t simply expect to be FREE! Financial independence motherhood
Motherhood is not for all women. It requires sacrifices beyond what one can conceive, yet sadly societal norms have created guilt around women who choose not to have kids, or not place kids as their first priority....Read More
Find support who will extend reciprocity where safe space is created for one another. There is power in shared experiences and communicating through challenges. adulting communicating
“We have been gifted with 2 ears and 1 mouth – that surely shows us the ratio of talking and listening we have to do!” This has been a common refrain for those complaining about the...Read More
It’s always exciting to be in the space of change! We grow everyday. As we journey with social workers on the ground, our perspective widens. Our initial work focusing on financial empowerment for youths gets many more layers of context as we hear more and more stories of the diverse circumstances of the youths. This helps us maintain relevancy of our program. It also challenges us...Read More