Lauren Crosby Medlicott

Lauren Crosby Medlicott

Lauren Crosby Medlicott is a freelance writer specializing in social justice issues, parenting, and wellbeing. She has written for The Independent and JUNO magazine.
Does your kid "need" that Nintendo Switch? These expert tips will help parents teach kids valuable lessons about money priorities and financial decision-making. 
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While I know saving is valuable, I don't want to pass my own stinginess on to my kids. Instead, I'm teaching them to be generous with their money—with themselves and others.
For seven years, I mostly lived off my husband's income so I could be the primary caregiver for our three young children. And it's come at a cost: my entire career.