Raise ‘em to be high maintenance; that’ll run the poor boys off!
We have a rule that new boxes can’t be opened until the old one is done. We did this by buying different kinds every week and not putting the new boxes anywhere near the “old” ones. The girls got used to it, so now it’s habit.
This battle doesn’t truly end until they are in college and have to spend their own money.
I watched my daughter transform into another person. As soon as we weren’t paying for anything anymore she became one of the most frugal people I ever met.
“Sugar Splatz are Flatz” Ke double L o double G Kellogs best to you!
other people’s money
Never buy more than one box at a time.
Buy the single-serving size. Cheap? No, but cheaper than 12 big boxes of stale cereal.
Mom, buy only ONE box of Sugar Splats.
Best way to solve this problem is only buy one box at a time. If the kids want to play this game, they buy the other boxes with their OWN MONEY.
My Mom would not buy cereal until all we had was eaten.
Sugar Splats … a catchy name, though.