Alleviating Children's Money Worries

The recession is a grown-up problem, but adoptees may worry that money-related concerns might jeopardize their forever family. Here's how to calm their fears.

With news about the recession and unemployment rates, even young kids are likely to hear some scary things. Little ears pick up cues from the TV, from older siblings, and from overheard conversations between Mom and Dad. It's a tense situation for the country and for families, and it can be unsettling and upsetting for kids. Although children don't fully understand what is going on in the financial world (most adults don't really understand, either!), they may be worrying about ...

The recession is a grown-up problem, but kids may be having money-related concerns of their own. Here’s how to calm their fears.


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