He sat quietly for a moment and then asked if it was okay to use the ice cream money at the school store...or, did he have to get ice cream. This made me laugh. I think he pulled the old bait and switch on me! I told him he could use it however he wanted. I'm not going to force him to get ice cream.
Birthday gifts: pottery from my friend Andrea and necklace from my friend Jenn.
So this made me wonder about allowance. Do parents still give allowances? At what age do you start? How much do you give? I remember being excited about my 50 cent allowance, but times have changed.
What are your thoughts on allowance?