Tuesday, August 9, 2011

The Money Hunt....

Today, I sat down with the boys to count the change in our "Family Bank", a little glass jar in which we deposit change we see floating around the house.  The money is being saved for a trip to Disneyland.  (Something tells me most families with small children have a similar jar and purpose...)

We had accumulated a total of $39.22.  When I told Caleb this put our fund total to about $175, Caleb was amazed.  I'm guessing he thought we were about ready to get on the plane!

I took the opportunity as a teaching moment and explained that while we already had airline miles and hotel points to cover our fees in those areas, we'd probably have to spend about $1000 on park entry tickets and another $1000 on food and spending.

Caleb's response was priceless:  "Wow!  Mama.....we have GOT to come up with a plan.  We need to go on a money hunt!"  :-)

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