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How much do children cost per year?

Discussion in 'Family Life - Stories, Pictures & Updates' started by BeardedChick, Mar 4, 2009.

  1. BeardedChick

    BeardedChick Chillin' With My Peeps

    So how much $$ does it cost to raise a kid?

    I keep justifying all these additional farm babies by telling DH it's cheaper than having just ONE kid. But I'm starting to wonder as our farm reaches critical mass.
     
  2. Run-A-Muck Ranch

    Run-A-Muck Ranch Chillin' With My Peeps

    ALOT......

    just look at how much hair dye is--to cover the gray hairs aquired with raising kids....lol

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    (sometimes I crack myself up.....sorry if noone else found my answer funny....But I did).......







    Seriously we have 2 daughter....ages 13 and 7.....And no matter what they 'cost' to raise I wouldn't trade it for the world.....
    (don't want anyone thinking I'm cold/callas with my joke above...)
     
  3. Chic-n-farmer

    Chic-n-farmer Showers of Blessings

    I've never stopped to figure it out..... but, they are most definately worth every cent! [​IMG]

    Even on mornings like this, when the bus is coming and one of my kids can't find a shoe....... even though he had plenty of time to hold every single chick! [​IMG]
     
  4. jbowyer01

    jbowyer01 Just Me!

    Aug 29, 2008
    Hogansville, Georgia
    Sometimes its tooo much! But ya do it any way because ya love em! (at least when they arent driving me crazy)
     
  5. freshegg

    freshegg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    they cost every dime you got since anytime you have extras there is something they need or want. the more you make the more they want.
     
  6. rooster0209

    rooster0209 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 7, 2008
    North Dakota
    Keep adding farm animals [​IMG]

    I always tell DH that we can leave the dogs to go out w/out paying a sitter and its not 'illegal' to put them bathroom and shut the door

    Of course, I dont have human children
     
  7. Chic-n-farmer

    Chic-n-farmer Showers of Blessings

    Quote:Don't worry, it's like that old saying; You wouldn't trade them for a million dollars some days while on another you would take a plugged nickel for them [​IMG]
     
  8. conny63malies

    conny63malies Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:Oh i feel with you. My DS thought he would cut down on time by putting his swim trunks on yesterday 4pm(and swiming is today at 1pm. My DH brings home 2200$(No big secre he is in the army and you could look it up anyways) every twice a month , we have three kids, pay our house a car and a Harley and live good.
     
  9. coffeelady3

    coffeelady3 Froths Milk for Hard Cash

    Jun 26, 2008
    Tacoma, WA
    Just my daycare bill alone is $700 a month. [​IMG]
     
  10. B. Saffles Farms

    B. Saffles Farms Mr. Yappy Chickenizer

    Nov 23, 2008
    Madisonville, TN
    Im not even going to try to figure it up, cause if I knew, I may try sale the two I have and buy more chickens. [​IMG]
     

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