Making Money Without Having A Job

September 30, 2010 by  
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Kids Are From Krypton; Parents Are From Pluto Radio update Sept. 30: Do your kids want to make money and have no way of getting a job? Well, they don’t need a job to make money. They can start their own business instead! Yes—their own business. These can range from babysitting to creating websites, with tutoring, dog walking and garage cleaning in between. Encourage your kids to come up... 

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How to raise millionaires

September 30, 2010 by  
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Kids Are From Krypton Parents Are From Pluto Radio Series Update Sept. 23:   When I give kids 3 wishes, almost all of them include ‘a million dollars’ as one of their wishes.  And yet, about 98% of these kids do not believe they could ever make that much money.  And if they grow up believing they can’t, then chances are they won’t.  Because they won’t take the steps necessary to be... 

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How Successful Do You Want Your Kids To Be?

September 17, 2010 by  
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Steps toward meeting your goals

Steps toward meeting your goals Kids Are From Krypton Parents Are From Pluto Radio update Sept. 16, 2010: It is important to teach your kids how to set goals, and develop the steps they need to reach them.  Without goals, there is little opportunity to experience the feelings of success about something they have worked hard to achieve. Encourage them to set goals.  If a child voices a desire, either... 

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Do Your Kids Know How To Study?

September 9, 2010 by  
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Kids Are From Krypton Parents Are From Pluto Radio Show Update Sept. 9, 2010: Studying takes a variety of skills. And skills need to be taught. When you tell your kids to, “Go study,” do they really know what to do? First of all, they need a plan of attack. They need to know how to figure out what’s important to learn and what’s extraneous. Pulling out key points, outlining, note-taking... 

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Holidays Have Meaning

September 6, 2010 by  
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Well, Labor Day is upon us here in the US. Another opportunity to cook out, light sparklers and shoot off fireworks. I love 3 or 4-day weekends; and kids particularly love the days off from school. What I find these days is that holidays are just that—a chance to be out of school or parents home from work. Most kids I see don’t have a clue why they are off; they just know that they are off.... 

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Taking The Hassle Out Of Homework

September 3, 2010 by  
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Kids are From Krypton; Parents are from Pluto Radio series update Sept. 2, 2010: Homework is an important part of your kids’ learning. It fortifies the lesson, and offers the opportunity to help them when they make mistakes. And in order to help your kids become successful, here are some suggestions for homework time: * Set aside a daily homework time. * Identify a specific place to do homework. *... 

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