Jobs for Kids

If you have been following BigKidSmallCity from the beginning, you may know about Garbage Man Joe.  When he was 4 years old, Joe asked our neighbors if he could roll out, and then back in, their garbage cans on trash day. In return, they would pay him 25¢ each week. The

See the ABC13 Kids Marketplace story HERE.  If you have followed BigKidSmallCity for some time, you know about Garbage Man Joe, our very own Kindergarten Kingpin. Joe still pulls out trash cans each week and we are still passionate about teaching our kids about money, life and entrepreneurship.  My husband and

At BigKidSmallCity, we are passionate about encouraging entrepreneurship and giving our children a chance to experience success (and failure).  These lessons, taught simply by doing work, have lifetime benefits. I recently found another Houston family with the same beliefs and was excited to learn about the Kid’s Market they organized

In February 2012, Joe started his own little Garbage Can Curbside Service. He asked our neighbors if he could roll out, and then back in, their garbage cans on trash day. In return, they would pay him 25¢ each week. Through the job, Joe has learned many life lessons.  You can

This article was provided by Joseph Eitel of Hometown Dumpster Rental of Houston. Can one person really make a difference?  Yes, I think they can. Waste in America and how you factor in. You’ve probably seen these statistics before, but the numbers are still alarming enough to rattle your teeth. The U.S. generates

BigKidSmallCity had the great honor of being featured on Money Saving Mom last week. Here Crystal provides tips on saving money, setting goals and raising kids. Please head over to Money Saving Mom to check out her post and website! As a teaser, the posts talks about Joe learning the

  In February 2012, Joe started his own little Garbage Can Curbside Service. For details, go HERE. In short, he asked our neighbors if he could roll out, and then back in, their garbage cans on trash day. In return, they would pay him 25¢ each week. He was lucky enough to be

In February 2012, Joe started his own little Garbage Can Curbside Service. He asked our neighbors if he could roll out, and then back in, their garbage cans on trash day. In return, they would pay him 25¢ each week. Through the job, Joe has learned many life lessons.  He has

  In case you missed it, go HERE to see Joe’s interview on Sunny 99.1!    

In February 2012, Joe started his own little Garbage Can Curbside Service.  He asked our neighbors if he could roll out, and then back in, their garbage cans on trash day. In return, they would pay him 25¢ each week. This little job has accidentally taught many useful life lessons to our kids.  One