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Those $0.85 really hurt!!

January 31st, 2007 at 07:41 pm

soooo....since Ale couldn't find her colored pencils,the next case was to come out of her piggy bank...first she asked: can I take out just $1?....sure! we'll see which kind of colors you can buy with that...first she went straight to the nicer cases: $4... $3.60....ok, to the cheaper ones...$1.71.... $1.41.... $1.27 ....OK! a case for $0.99...How much will I have left? $0.01....hmmmm...just one cent??...can we find other ones??....ok, we found a case of 12/24 (12 pencils/24 colors) for $0.85 (on sale)...those ones, Mommy!....

and, yesterday morning she must have still been thinking about this because she asked: Mommy, who will buy the next case of colored pencils?? I said to her: It depends. If these are all used up, then I have to buy them, because that is my responsibility as a parent, to provide you with the stuff you need to study, but, if you lose them, then YOU will be paying for them, because it's your responsibility to take care of the stuff that I give you....

so, I guess taking the $0.85 out of her piggy bank (she put back the change!) REALLY hurt!

4 Responses to “Those $0.85 really hurt!!”

  1. tinapbeana Says:

    i think having her pay for items that she has lost is a great idea. hopefully it works and teaches her to be more responsible with her possessions!

  2. KEALINA Says:

    that's so cute! and a good idea... i remember reading about it before in your blog and thinking it would probably be a lesson she remembers...

  3. JanH Says:

    That's great that she is learning to shop for a good deal so young!

  4. sarah Says:

    Good Parenting

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