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From the Ted Talk by Tameka Montgomery: 5 parenting tips for raising resilient, self-reliant kids

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That's what I'm talking about, too, yes. Don't give them an allowance. Instead, cleghlnae them to satrt a business to earn their spending money. So this is my boys, and this is one of the ways that they've earned money, their own spending money, is they make bracelets. And there is no better lesson around the value of a dollar than when you have to work hard to earn each one of them. And through this prcsoes, our kids will learn cceinofnde, financial literacy, public speaking, how to convince people, all skills that are valuable for the world that we live in. So don't give them an aonllcawe.

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That's what I'm talking about, too, yes. Don't give them an allowance. Instead, _________ them to _____ a business to earn their spending money. So this is my boys, and this is one of the ways that they've earned money, their own spending money, is they make bracelets. And there is no better lesson around the value of a dollar than when you have to work hard to earn each one of them. And through this _______, our kids will learn __________, financial literacy, public speaking, how to convince people, all skills that are valuable for the world that we live in. So don't give them an _________.

Solution

  1. process
  2. allowance
  3. challenge
  4. start
  5. confidence

Original Text

That's what I'm talking about, too, yes. Don't give them an allowance. Instead, challenge them to start a business to earn their spending money. So this is my boys, and this is one of the ways that they've earned money, their own spending money, is they make bracelets. And there is no better lesson around the value of a dollar than when you have to work hard to earn each one of them. And through this process, our kids will learn confidence, financial literacy, public speaking, how to convince people, all skills that are valuable for the world that we live in. So don't give them an allowance.

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