Posts Tagged: “allowance”

Too High of a Wage at Too young of an Age

A mother recently shared that she was trying to encourage her four children (ages five to eleven) to read by offering to give them a dollar for each book they read.  It was working out great until the neighbor offered to pay them to pull his weeds.  Because this neighbor liked her boys and wanted to be generous, he paid them each $10 an hour to pull weeds. This experience may not have seemed harmful at first, however, now when