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Shannon Lambert

Shannon Lambert is a freelance writer and blogger who lives in Northern Minnesota with her husband and six boys. She spent years working with families in financial crisis as a social worker, before staying home to raise her own boys. Shannon’s passion for empowering moms to live a better life was born out of her own struggles to raise a large family on a single income. When she’s not writing, Shannon blogs about personal growth and parenting at Making Mommas.
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How to Use Play to Teach Your Kids Lessons About Money

Kids are built for playing. And parents can use that to their advantage to teach children about financial independence and money concepts like saving, budgeting, investing, and using bank accounts. These structured and unstructured play ideas can help.