The cost of raising a child
marymary100 - 24-2-2010 at 22:57
Quaver - 24-2-2010 at 23:07
Make sure your daughter knows this, and pays you back
marymary100 - 24-2-2010 at 23:10
She's already promised me a good retirement home.
Quaver - 24-2-2010 at 23:18
You should get that in writing
One shouldn't forget one's own cost to the parents though. But I have that covered. Just don't show them the article
victor - 24-2-2010 at 23:27
No wonder some couples prefer pets.
Quaver - 24-2-2010 at 23:54
You need pet insurance for that though. Medical treatments can be expensive
John_Little - 25-2-2010 at 07:41
For changing nappies - no charge
For getting up in the night to feed and change you - no charge
For caring for you when you were ill - no charge............
Cant remember the real words.
LSemmens - 25-2-2010 at 12:45
Who said the costs stop at 21? It looks like our 25 YO is going to be getting half of our block to build a home! I know, that the conversion rate
means that our cost would be closer to the $400,000.00 mark but that still sounds cheap!
Quaver - 25-2-2010 at 22:53
Just think of it as repaying your upkeep back to your own parents
Theravad - 25-2-2010 at 22:54
That will be costing me £400,000 then.....
Hmmm, I am not sure how they really work this all out.
And what about the emotional/time cost too..
And also the benefits?
delanti - 26-6-2010 at 02:17
In 1961 when my daughter was born it cost $18,000.00 to raise a child to the age of 18. The problem was that I was only making about $2,600.00 a