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How to Teach Kids Negotiation Skills

Knowing how to negotiate is a valuable skill with lifelong benefits. Help your kids and teens master the art of negotiation with these useful tips.

June 14, 2022

How to Choose a Driving School in Canada

Is your teen is ready to get their driver’s license and get behind the wheel? Here’s what parents need to know about choosing a driving school in Canada.

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June 3, 2022

Life Skills to Teach Kids with Disabilities

Teach these three life skills to kids with disabilities to promote independence while keeping them safe at home and in the community.

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May 24, 2022

How to Be an Ally to Your LGBTQ2S+ Child

Having a parent as an ally can be affirming for LGBTQ2S+ kids. Here’s how you can show your allyship and support your queer child or teen.

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May 17, 2022

How to Talk to Kids and Teens About Mental Health

Wonder how to talk to kids about mental health? Find out what mental health is, how to talk about it, and ways to help kids maintain mental wellness.

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May 13, 2022

The Best Ways to Teach Your Kids About Giving

Giving feels good and it’s good for us. Teaching kids why and how to give to others or a charity is as important as teaching them to eat their veggies.

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May 3, 2022

Prom Budgeting Tips and Ideas for Teens

The best prom ever doesn’t have to be expensive. With a little creativity and some DIY skills, you can create the perfect prom night. Here are our top prom budgeting tips for teens.

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April 28, 2022

Mydoh Chore Challenge

The #MydohChoreChallenge is one way kids can make a difference by supporting the Canadian Mental Health Association and helping with chores around the home!

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April 20, 2022

A Guide to Taking A Gap Year After High School

What is a gap year? Learn about taking a gap year before university, including the pros and cons of a gap year after high school, how to spend your gap year, and gap year finance.

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April 18, 2022

Parents’ Guide to Roblox

Your kids and their friends love Roblox, so you probably want to know more about it. Here’s how the money elements and safety features work in this blockbuster multiplayer game.

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April 6, 2022

How to Create a YouTube Channel for Your Kids

Got a child who wants YouTube stardom? Here’s everything parents and guardians need to know about creating a YouTube channel for kids and teens.

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March 31, 2022

How to Talk to Children About Climate Change

We share useful tips, ideas and resources for explaining climate change facts for kids in a way that helps foster clarity, conversation, and action.

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March 30, 2022

10 Climate Change Activists Making a Difference in Canada

Taking action against climate change can be daunting at any age, especially for kids and teens. Meet 10 Canadian activist teens who are fighting for a better future.

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March 23, 2022

What Teens Need to Know About Buying a Car

If you’re thinking about helping your teen buy their first car, here are the important facts and tips you need to know.

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March 15, 2022

Spring Cleaning Chores for Kids and Teens

Spring is the perfect time for kids to help with a few chores around the house. Here are our favourite tips and a checklist to get kids and teens involved in spring cleaning chores.

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March 8, 2022

7 Chore Ideas for Kids this Winter

With winter comes some specific chores to do around the home. Get kids involved with these fun tasks that help teach independence and financial responsibility.

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March 4, 2022

International Women’s Day: Advice from the Mydoh Leadership Team

In honour of International Women’s Day, the Mydoh team share what they’ve learned about money, career, and life.

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March 2, 2022

Mydoh & DoorDash Contest

Parents deserve a March break too! Enter to win a $300 DoorDash gift card with Mydoh.

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February 25, 2022

Household Chores For Kids and Teens With Disabilities

Should kids with disabilities do household chores? For many, the answer is: absolutely! Here’s how parents can support their tweens and teens, along with tips from those who have done it.

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February 17, 2022

Tips for Saving Money on Family Meals

Learn simple tips on how you can make delicious healthy meals for your family and still save money on groceries.

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January 27, 2022

10 Life Skills That Chores Can Teach Your Kids and Teens

Before you give your kids a free pass on doing chores, here are some valuable life skills your kids and teens can learn through household chores.

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January 24, 2022

Mydoh Product Updates: You Asked, We Listened

Mydoh is excited to share the new product features our team is working on. These updates will help parents navigate the Mydoh app, and raise money-smart kids.

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January 14, 2022

How Kids and Teens Can Gamify Their Savings Strategy

Gamification can help kids and teens learn how to save money without it ever feeling like a chore. Turn saving money into a game with these tips.

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January 12, 2022

Fun and Cheap Winter Activities for Kids

Looking for boredom-busting ideas? These fun, cheap winter activities will help to keep your bodies moving and warm while getting in some quality family time.

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December 23, 2021

New Year’s Money Resolutions for Families and Kids in 2022

Whether your family wants to pay down debt or save for a dream vacation, here are seven money New Year’s resolutions to make in 2022.

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December 16, 2021

How to Teach Kids About Gratitude

Teaching kids how to practice gratitude has tremendous benefits. Here’s how parents can teach kids and teens to be grateful and appreciate what they have.

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December 10, 2021

How Kids and Teens Can Shop Online Safely

Online shopping is increasingly common. Here’s some tips for parents to help protect their kids and teens and keep them safe when they shop online.

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November 30, 2021

How to Teach Your Kids About Holiday Budgeting 

Learn how kids and teens can stay within their budget and still enjoy the holiday season without dreading the credit card bill come January.

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November 12, 2021

What Parents Need to Know About YouTube

YouTube is one of the most popular video streaming social platforms driven by independent creators. Here’s what parents need to know about navigating it safely.

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October 28, 2021

What Parents Need to Know About Online Games for Teens

Chances are your teen is playing multiplayer games online. Here’s what parents need to know to feel secure about adolescents engaging in multiplayer games.

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October 15, 2021

What Parents Need to Know About Twitter

Twitter is a popular social media platform, but is it safe for your kids, tweens, and teenagers? Here’s what parents need to know.

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October 12, 2021

The Pros and Cons of Chores and Allowance

Learn why kids and teens should have an allowance, the different types, and the pros and cons of getting paid for chores.

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October 7, 2021

In-App Purchases: What Are They and How Can I Turn Them Off?

We break down what in-app purchases are and how to have honest conversations with your kids about how to navigate in-app purchases successfully.

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October 6, 2021

What Parents Need to Know About Facebook

Facebook is a popular social media platform, but is it safe for your kids and teenagers? Here’s our top Facebook safety tips for parents.

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October 4, 2021

What Parents Need to Know About Instagram

Instagram is a photo-sharing social media app popular with kids. But is it safe for tweens and teens to use? Here’s our best Instagram advice for parents.

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September 28, 2021

How to Set Social Media Boundaries for Kids & Teens

If kids aren’t recording TikTok dances, they’re snapping with friends, or gaming online. Learn how to set healthy social media boundaries with your tween and teen.

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September 27, 2021

Cyberbullying and Teens: A Guide for Parents

We know it’s not easy to talk to your kids about cyberbullying. Here’s some tips for parents on how to help your child stay safe online and prevent online bullying.

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September 24, 2021

The Parents Guide to Gaming for Kids and Teens

Gaming is a huge part of life for many tweens and teens. Here’s what parents need to know about video games and how they can keep their kids safe.

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September 24, 2021

What is Mydoh Smart Card? (Video)

With the Mydoh Smart Cash Card kids can safely spend their own money in-store and online up to the allowable limits, and parents get complete oversight.

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September 23, 2021

What’s the Best Allowance Method for Kids & Teens: Chore-Based or Pure?

There are a few different ways to pay your kids and teens their allowance. Here’s what you need to know.

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September 22, 2021

Weekly Chores for Teens and Tweens

Need help defining weekly chores for your kids? Read on for some ideas, plus tips for keeping on top of what’s been accomplished.

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September 21, 2021

Best Daily Chores for Kids and Teens

What daily chores should your kids be doing? Read on for ideas, plus tips on how to manage household chores and pay out allowance.

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September 17, 2021

Parents Guide to Social Media for Tweens and Teens

Teens use social media apps to connect with their friends and express their creativity. If your kid is on social media, here’s everything parents need to know.

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September 15, 2021

Mydoh: Unveiling a New Brand Design

Mydoh unveils its new brand design. Follow the design journey and how the creative team landed on a logo that expresses the Mydoh Money app for kids and parents.

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September 15, 2021

Best Daily Routines for Kids and Teens

If your teen is struggling with back to school, we’ve got your back. Here are tips on creating a healthy daily routine for students to set them up for success.

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September 13, 2021

The Best Chores for Teens & Tweens

Kids who do chores gain important values, life skills, and money habits. Find out how, plus discover a list of common household chores for your kids.

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September 2, 2021

What Parents Need to Know about Snapchat

Snapchat is one of the most popular social networks used by tweens and teens, but is it safe for kids? Here’s what parents need to know about Snapchat.

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August 16, 2021

3 Ways Parents Can Teach Kids to Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle

Many Canadians embrace sustainable living. So, Mydoh has teamed up with GarbageDay to help kids learn when to donate, when to recycle, and when to trash it.

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July 30, 2021

Guide to Giving an Allowance to Kids & Teenagers

We help you make sense of chores and allowance so you can start the conversation with your tweens and teens with confidence.

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July 30, 2021

Guide to Household Chores for Kids & Teenagers

Not sure where to start when it comes to household chores? From age-appropriate chore lists to printable chore charts, this guide will help you get set up.

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July 22, 2021

Most Interesting Kid Influencers Under 16

Social media influencers come in all shapes, sizes, and ages. Here are 16 of the most interesting teenage influencers under 16.

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July 21, 2021

How To Set Up a Mydoh Account as a Non-RBC Client

The Mydoh Smart Cash Card is now available to parents and kids who bank with any financial institution in Canada. Here’s how to sign up with Mydoh.

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July 14, 2021

What Parents Need to Know About WhatsApp

WhatsApp is a popular messenger app, but is it safe for kids, tweens, and teens? Here’s what parents need to know.

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July 7, 2021

What Is Mydoh Play? (Video)

Mydoh Play introduces kids to everyday money topics and encourages families to have money conversations sooner.

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July 6, 2021

Social Media for Kids & Teens: Pros and Cons

Kids and teenagers are using social media more than ever. We list the pros and cons of social media and how parents can help kids engage safely.

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June 24, 2021

What Parents Need to Know about Social Media App Clubhouse

Clubhouse is a buzzy new social app, but is it safe for tweens and teens? Here’s what parents need to know.

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June 15, 2021

What Parents Need to Know About TikTok

TikTok is the hot new social network among tweens and teens. But what exactly is it? Here’s what you need to know about TikTok and whether it’s safe for kids.

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June 15, 2021

What Is Mydoh Earn? (Video)

Mydoh Earn is focused on helping kids learn the value of earning a dollar with real-world experience. Within the app, parents can easily set up tasks for kids, pay them for completing those tasks and set a weekly allowance.

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June 8, 2021

What is Mydoh? (Video)

Raise money-smart kids with Mydoh, the money management app for parents and kids!

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May 26, 2021

How Parents and Teens Use Mydoh

We teach you how Mydoh can help teens earn and spend their own money, as well as fun, interactive lessons on financial literacy.

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May 14, 2021

The Most Popular Summer Chore List for Kids and Teens

Teach your kids responsibility and money skills by paying them to help out with summer chores around the house, garden, and cottage.

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March 16, 2021

A Guide to Spring Chores for Kids and Teens

Doing chores can boost your kids’ bank balance. Did you know chores also build life skills and boost mental health? Here are spring chores for kids and teens.

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August 24, 2020

Settling in Canada: How to Set Your Kids Up for Success

While the thought is promising, trying to understand the differences in the Canadian school system and curriculum may be confusing and sometimes stressful. Mydoh is here to help navigate this sometimes daunting topic.

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August 24, 2020

Get Shopping: 7 Reasons Why We Should Love Our Local Economy

For those wondering how shopping local can help your community, we’ve put together some of our favourite reasons. Learn how to get your kids involved and teach them the importance of shopping locally.

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