All three of my crazy monkeys love to put "monies" in their piggy bank, which happens rarely (considering in 4 years I have never cashed Addy's in), which makes it all the more special to them. If they find "monies" it is a finders keepers game. Other times they earn money from grandma and grandpa for little tasks they accomplish around the house (picking up sticks, helping put away dishes, cleaning, etc).
Addy's piggy bank has been full for quite some time and I have been saying we would take their money in for cash to buy any toy they could afford with their money. Today became that day.
The three of them each ended up with $20 a piece and after letting me run a few other errands, the hunt for their own special toy with their own money began. Addy was the easiest - a ridiculously small doll with little clothes and another pair of
And now we have two empty piggy banks waiting to be filled with good deeds, chores, and helpful hands.