The tears well up. Her fists clench. Your fists clench. Here it comes. The scream. The rapid-fire toe tapping. The fist pounding.
The embarrassment. You’re a better parent than this. You really are. The in-store temper tantrum is a rite of passage for many of us. Pat yourself on the back if you’re one of the few who haven’t experienced this. You’re raising a saint. Then again, you’re probably not reading this post.
- By spending her money (for less expensive items)
- Through saving money (for bigger things)
- Via gifts or gift money
It’s pretty simple.
Plus, there’s a bonus:
Your kids will learn to save for goals and become comfortable handling money. When it’s their own money at stake, they will also tend to become much more discerning consumers. All good things.
Let me know how it goes.
John, Chief Mammal @ The Money Mammals