I forgot to mention Mermaid's new entrepreneurial streak. With her monthly allowance has come the desire to buy, buy, buy. But her $5 a month is not cutting it. So, she's been doing extra chores for 10 cents each. Not enough for her. She wants a dollhouse doll that runs $20. Yikes!!
"I know! I'll pick flowers and sell them for 25 cents each!" She has been going on bike rides to pick flowers, tapes them into a bunch, then hawks them on the corner to people coming home from school. So far she's made $2, mostly from the neighbors.
I'm really proud of her for having a goal, and figuring out how to attain it all on her own. And, she's a pretty shy kid, so I'm proud that she's jumping around with her sign and yelling "Flowers for Sale!"
I can't wait for the weather to warm up. She really likes the idea of a lemonade stand.