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Parenting questions are certainly popular questions in many public libraries. Indeed it’s a rare story hour that doesn’t have a few pop up from the parents and caregivers. Who said story hours and teddy bears are just for kids?

I found this infographic interesting (and I’d now feel impoverished if I wasn’t so proud of my two kids).

How Much Does It Really Cost to Raise a Kid?

Visual Economics: How Much Does It Really Cost to Raise a Kid? –

And this cost only gets them out of high school!


Posted on: November 27, 2010, 8:54 am Category: Uncategorized

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  1. The scary thing is this is way off. Decent childcare for an infant costs $250/week in US currency. I have two kids one in daycare and one in afters chool and summer day camp and pay about $20,000/year for childcare.