Bringing a child up for free – Breaking the tyranny of the “Must Buy” culture

So much gold in this story….

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I came across a report yesterday about Hattie Garlick – a woman with a two-year-old son who has decided to try and spend no money on him during this next year.

This might sound like cruelty but I find it rather sensible.

She does not, of course, mean that she will not give him food or medicine as he needs it. Instead, she is talking about breaking the control of the insane world of consumerism we all seem to be stuck in.

Frankly I wholeheartedly agree.

You can read the full report here:

Can you bring up a child for free? One mum is trying! – Parentdish.

Better still, do what I did and sign up for her blog “Free Our Kids” and see for yourself what she has been getting up to so far. When I last looked there was this wonderful post of a Doll’s…

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