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This New Mom Never ‘Expected’ to Find the Perfect Business Model

Franchise: Once Upon A Child and Style Encore, sister brands that sell gently used baby clothing and gear, and stylish resale clothing.


Franchise Location(s): Mandeville, La.


Number of years in business/No. of employees: Tracie Grubb helped her mother, Cyndi (more...)

August 7th, 2016|Family Bank Game|0 Comments

Are we preparing our children for the workplaces of the future?

Up to 40 per cent of current Australian jobs could disappear within the next 10 to 15 years as robots and computers continue their unstoppable advance.

They have already replaced humans in workplaces such as factories, supermarkets and airline check-in (more...)

August 5th, 2016|Family Bank Game|0 Comments

A Harsh Critique Of Federally Funded Pre-K

Both our current president and the presumptive Democratic nominee have talked a lot about expanding early childhood education. President Obama has backed up his rhetoric by creating Preschool Development Grants.

In late 2014, the Department of Education announced 18 grants (more...)

August 3rd, 2016|Family Bank Game|0 Comments

How the U.S. Is Failing Its Youngest Students

“He was very angry. He was scratching his face, kicking, and screaming,” Carrie Giddings, a preschool teacher, said of one of her students during his first days in her class at Kruse Elementary School in northern Colorado.


The boy’s (more...)

July 30th, 2016|Family Bank Game|0 Comments

Budget 2016: Investment on Family Planning must be hiked



Budget 2016: Based on the last central Health Budget estimates of FY 15-16, the allocation for family welfare was as low as 4 per cent. The trend of central government allocations to Family Welfare has been declining in (more...)

July 28th, 2016|Family Bank Game|0 Comments

Investing in Tomorrow: Helping Families Build Savings and Assets – The Annie E. Casey Foundation

For a low-income family, a day’s wages might only fulfill today’s basic needs: food, clothing and housing that may be temporary. But some families’ daily struggle to support themselves leaves nothing for tomorrow. To help children realize their full potential, (more...)

July 26th, 2016|Family Bank Game|0 Comments

How much does it cost to leave the workforce to care for a child?

How much does it cost to leave the workforce to care for a child? A lot more than you think.

A new calculator from the left-leaning Center for American Progress allows expecting parents to see how much it would cost (more...)
July 16th, 2016|Family Bank Game|0 Comments

Rent affordability: 11 million Americans spend half their income on rent

More Americans are struggling to make rent.

The number of renters dedicating at least half of their income toward housing hit a record high of 11 million people in 2014, according to the annual State of the Nation’s Housing Report (more...)

July 14th, 2016|Family Bank Game|0 Comments

Why We Should Teach Empathy to Preschoolers

In the fall of 1979, Yalda Modabber had just moved from Iran back to her birthplace in Boston. Her timing was bad: Just weeks later later, a group of armed Iranians took more than 60 U.S. citizens hostage at the (more...)

July 11th, 2016|Family Bank Game|0 Comments