What a thoughtful 15 year old daughter I have~

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    She just got back from a babysitting job. She made 40 bucks so far.

    She asked me what I wanted for my birthday, said she wanted to spend it all on me for my birthday.

    I told her to save her money and make me another painting and a homemade card like she always does.

    She said, "No mom, I want to buy you something nice with my money."


    I said no.

    We compromised, I told her she could spend $20 on me, but I still wanted that painting!


    She's a cool kid.
     
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    That's wonderful! I think that kids like to be able to buy 'store bought' presents when they first start to make some decent money. It's sort of hard to remember how hard it was to save up $20 from an allowance of $1 or even $5 dollars a week. So much to buy, so hard to save. :lol:

    But with a first check or substantial cash job, they can and want to. Kudos for raising such a girl!
     
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    This is so unfair. At 15, my kid only spoke to me in one word sentences:

    "Moo-oo-oo-mmm"

    With the requisite eye roll.

    Congrats, EZ.

     
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    Thank you Annie and Maddie.

    She makes me so proud, I am blessed to have such a great gal!
     
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    check under her bed for a pod :eek:

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    really dont turn your back on her....repeat after me.....they are tricky....very very tricky
     
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    Count your prescription pain meds.
     
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    That was awkwardly unfunny.
     
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    Its a gift.
     
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    15 yer is a hell of age, that great though echo, its sweet and thoughtful, its says much that kids at that age, the age of self involvement some say that she wanted to do that for you. Good for you and her..:)

    My daughter who is 23 now, wowed me last year when she told me "I was right," and apologized for the times she was a horror and self absorbed while a teen....she wasn't that bad but it touched me she made that mental leap and verbalized it, she goes out her way top do things for me now, when she was 16 I had to yell to get her down out of her room for Sunday dinner.
     
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