Comment on Why You Should Start Paying Your Children an Allowance by Untemplater.
My first reaction was – wow $25 a week is a lot! I can’t remember how much I used to get but it wasn’t much. I used to try and earn extra by doing things around the house. I like how you have your kids pay for their own phone bills and things like food and snacks when they’re out on their own.
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