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Parent's Earning Tools

Many tools start with a book. But each offers quite a bit more. Our first Earning Tool features a paid internship and an opportunity for your kids to discover the career of a lifetime. The money can be a significant allowance supplement. The experience can change their lives. After you've tried it, please take a minute and let us know what you think. Thank you.

Earn It, Learn It

Teach Your Child the Value of Money, Work, and Time Well Spent

by Alisa T. Weinstein

Alisa has an idea (excerpt from her Earn My Keep website):

Let's put four-to-twelve-year-olds in some real-people shoes. As Paleontologists. Astronomers. And Investigators! Because when our little ones become real professionals, they're exposed to a number of benefits: promotion of a lifelong love of learning, seamless incorporation of subjects like science and art, even quality family time (to name just a few). The end result is a better, more concrete understanding of how the real world works.

Here's how Earn It, Learn It works: you and your child select one of 50 amazing careers, then a kid-friendly task from the career's profile. Your kid completes the task within an agreed-upon amount of time and ta-da! It's simple, cheap, quick, authentic—and fun! The book is been built with the help of honest-to-goodness professionals who love their jobs (almost) every day.

So let's empower our kids. Nurture passion in our kids. Bolster their ability to learn. And teach them that earning a living doing something they love is hands-down the best way to earn a living.

© 2010-2011 Earn My Keep, LLC–All Rights Reserved

Here are just a few of the professions your kids can explore:

  • Accountant
  • Astronomer
  • Chef
  • Dietitian
  • Event Planner
  • Geologist
  • Guest Relations Manager
  • Investigator
  • Journalist
  • Meteorologist
  • Travel Agent
  • Zoologist
Order Earn It, Learn It today and let the adventure begin!

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