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Financial Literacy for Teens and Preteens
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Life skills teens and preteens need to know for success!
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Raise preteens and teens with character!
Ashley from Navigating the Years

Hi, I’m Ashley!

I’m an imperfect mother.  Flawed wife.  Servant-hearted Christ follower.  Encouraging teacher.  Lifelong learner.  Recovering introvert.  Chocolate lover.  And scaredy-cat “adventurer.”  Parenting is by far my greatest adventure of all!

My heart is for parents during this confusing, rewarding, hilarious, and terrifying stage of life with teens and tweens in the home.  The goal is for Navigating the Years to be a place where parents with a growth mindset support and encourage each other.  Together, we seek solutions to raising teens and preteens with character and practical life skills.  And, maybe, just maybe, we can send off young adults who

So, please join us as we navigate the skills for life!

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