Seattle Time – Two girls’ floating lemonade stand makes a big splash on Seattle’s Lake Union

What a great experience for the girls to be interviewed and asked to tell their story. We were so proud seeing the girls answer questions and tell their story of the lessons they have learned and the experience they are having. The Seattle times did such a great job listening to the girls and capturingContinue reading “Seattle Time – Two girls’ floating lemonade stand makes a big splash on Seattle’s Lake Union”

Investing and an 11 Year Old

My conversation with Kate about investing went marginally better than my conversation with Quinny. After failing with Quinny I decided a little less abstract conversation may be better. ?Dad: “What companies do you like” Kate: “Apple, Chipotle, slime (not a company but ok), Disney” Dad: “Do you want to buy stock in one of thoseContinue reading “Investing and an 11 Year Old”

Investing and an 8 Year Old

The girls are required to invest one third of their profits with the goal of teaching them about investing at an early age and showing them how investing can help one’s money work for them. Quinny has been a bit reluctant to embrace the concept. Our first few conversations went as follows: Dad: “Quinny doContinue reading “Investing and an 8 Year Old”

Volunteering at the Rainier Animal Fund’s Clinic

Today the girls volunteered for the first time at the Rainier Animal Fund’s clinic at the Elliott Bay Animal Hospital. The Elliott Bay Animal Hospital donated their facility for the day and the staff of the hospital staff volunteered to come in on a Saturday to provide free veterinary care to pets in need andContinue reading “Volunteering at the Rainier Animal Fund’s Clinic”