quick note from lurker

iVillage Member
Registered: 03-26-2003
quick note from lurker
Tue, 04-01-2003 - 2:09am
What I want to say is not only kudos for the great tips here, but I also want to say this. I think you moms are doing a great job in teaching your kids on how to budget. I'm sure I'm not alone in saying that I was not really taught how to budget growing up. I kind of had to learn on my own. I think you are doing a great job in teaching your children the value of a dollar. I salute you.




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Registered: 10-01-2002
Tue, 04-01-2003 - 6:25am
Hi there, Amy and Welcome OUT!! Happy April Fool's Day to YOU and to Everyone ...nt
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Registered: 02-18-2003
Tue, 04-01-2003 - 11:46am
What a nice thing to say to the board! Thanks for coming out of lurking,

Alysia, COmmunity Moderator, Food

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Registered: 03-19-2003
Tue, 04-01-2003 - 2:08pm
You've hit on something that's dear to my heart. Wise shopping and thrift can be life long habits if we instill these values early. I remember taking my daughter shopping for clothes, when she was still in kindergarten, and having her help me by finding the racks with the big 50%, 60% or even 75% sale signs on top. It was a fun game then, but now, as an adult, she knows to look for the best price before selecting anything.

At home we can teach them to conserve resources and avoid wastefulness too.

Thanks so much for bringing out this important point!

And please do de-lurk more often!