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Ale wants art classes-- badly!

November 20th, 2006 at 10:40 am

She asked me last week if she could join the "Art club" at school...I told her to find out: 1. when they meet, 2. what time they're done and 3. how much it costs....she did!...they meet on Mondays, from 3-4pm (right after school ends) and it costs $20/month....
So...I told her if she REALLY wants to join, then we would have to give up going out to "places that cost money" on the weekends...she started crying and said: but, Mom, I want the art classes AND going out to places...so, we finally reached an agreement...we will still go out, but will minimize our spending (a specific example: if we go to the movies, we WON'T buy popcorn, soda and/or candy anymore!, and we will always go to the matinee, which is cheaper)....she also agreed to having her weekly allowance reduced from $2 to $1... This will free me $5-$7/month from the enterntainment budget, and $3-$5 from the allowance budget, so I still have to find $8-$12....

I guess she REALLY wants to join the Art Club!....I need to contact the school secretary tomorrow to verify Ale's info, though!

3 Responses to “Ale wants art classes-- badly!”

  1. PRICEPLUS Says:

    Good luck witht he Art Class and I hope the budget works out!

  2. JanH Says:

    It sounds like a great creative outlet. And it's cool that you could still go out together. Any time my kids still want to go somewhere with me, I want to go. Great memories for the two of you. Compromising on the costs was a great idea. Hope it works out!

  3. fern Says:

    I'm glad you found a way to let her do both.

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