My Kid is a Genius!

Whitney Sparks "A Fearless Heart"

Okay, I knew what you were thinking when you read the title.  “Her child is not a genius!  She just thinks that he is.”  But I bet you’ve thought the same thing about your child at some point.  So, my kid may not have “genius” status, but kids are more intelligent than we sometimes give them credit for. FOR EXAMPLE… … Read More

When I Grow Up, I Want to Live off the Government!

The other day I was sitting down to supper with a good friend of mine and we were discussing some hot topics at school.  During one of our lengthy discussions (we are women!) we started talking about kids and the things they say.  She told me something that one of our students said that I will never forget. GOVERNMENT VS. … Read More

Why It’s Important to Teach Your Kids About Money

Coins Whitney Sparks Finance Coach

Do you sit your kids down and talk to them about money?  I can honestly tell you that as a parent there are few times that we even “sit down”.  As the mother of a six-year-old and a three-year-old, I am often too nervous to bring up any topic afraid of where the conversation might lead.  Especially when I am … Read More

Can the tooth fairy really teach us a lesson about money?

Do you believe in the tooth fairy?  There have been times when I wished that I would actually get money for losing teeth.  I mean…last year I had four wisdom teeth pulled and I had to PAY money.  $975 to be exact (and that was just for the root canal specialist).  Nobody put anything underneath my pillow except for an … Read More

Can the tooth fairy really teach us a lesson about money?

Do you believe in the tooth fairy?  There have been times when I wished that I would actually get money for losing teeth.  I mean…last year I had four wisdom teeth pulled and I had to PAY money.  $975 to be exact (and that was just for the root canal specialist).  Nobody put anything underneath my pillow except for an … Read More