Frugal Parents are Smart Parents!!
Take a look at this post from the Daily Finance site. Read through this short article called “Eight Things Smart Parents Shouldn’t Buy for Their Kids.” And just a note to all parents ready to write TFF or Daily Finance some hate mail, there are excellent points backing up each point. (Now, #7 Live Pets? Well, I don’t fully agree with abstaining from them. We’ve had hamsters, cats, fish–having them taught my kids a great deal about empathy, compassion, grief, love, how to care for tiny and innocent living things, and more.)