Guest contributor Louis has her hands full with five dear, active, and some would allege, crazy children. With her MBA and CPA in hand, she runs a tight ship financially and imparts the principle of thrift to each of them. Recently her two oldest kids, ages 9 and 6, were asking why they didn’t get to have strawberry and chocolate Nesquik like they always get at Grandma’s.
Louis explained that Grandma and Grandpa have already raised most of their children and can spend more money on fancier groceries. Daughter Caroline, age 6, sat and thought this over for a few minutes. She turned to her older brother Buster and said she knew where Grandma and Grandpa got all their money. “They stole people’s tithin,’” she announced with savvy.
Louis corrected her and said they got their money because they paid their tithing, not from stealing it. Details, details…