How Much Does it Cost to Be... a Fifth Grader
It used to be so simple -- and cheap. The first year it was virtually free thanks to breastfeeding and formula coupons. But then, all of a sudden they're demanding the same salmon steaks you're eating and you're making three trips to the grocery store per week for milk. Feeding a pre-teen costs a whopping $1, 835 a year. Boys are said to consume more food than girls but, regardless, this is big money for most of us.