The Cost of Kids

For years, our kids were our biggest expense. Every penny that came into our coffers went out as an expense for them. We worked, so we could raise kids. 

At first, there was daycare and nursery schools for both boys. Because Ian couldn’t talk much back then and couldn’t sit still, his daycare threatened to boot him out, so we paid them an extra $1,000 per month for an aide to help him through the day. They grew, so I shopped the sales at Children’s Place, Payless Shoes, and Old Navy. Jonah needed soccer cleats and sports goggles. 

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