When it comes to back-to-school shopping, we give our two daughters a clothing allowance with specific goals. They must buy new shoes, five pairs of pants and new backpacks. This strategy has helped the girls become smart shoppers. They look for coupons, sale ads and 30-day replacement policies. They even go to thrift stores.
This article appeared in the August/September 2012 issue of
Thriving Family magazine. Copyright © 2012 by Chariss Warner.
Used by permission. ThrivingFamily.com.