Babies are far smarter than thought at analysing people around them, researchers have found. They discovered that toddlers as young as 17 months old can work out who the dominant person in the room is.
Most parents might touch on the concept of piggy banks and savings early on, but are usually reluctant to discuss the topic of money and family finances with their children.
What would make road trips better? In-car Wi-Fi is a wish for 56% of parents. Even though there’s plenty to worry about, most parents look back fondly on road trips with 86% of parents who took road trips when they were growing up saying they have “a lot of fond memories” of the car rides.
The study, published in Journals of Gerontology, followed 6,677 adults for just under seven years. The quality of a person’s social circle appeared more important than the overall size, the research team said.
If your child’s financial aid package falls short, you might need other sources of funding. Many families take out Parent PLUS Loans from the federal government to fill the gap. In fact, over 3.4 million people have a total of $81.5 billion in Parent PLUS Loans.