An Amusing Perspective On Parenting

Priorities

I’m a data driven individual, so when I see data that speaks to me, I like to stop and listen.  While I am not a parent, I understand the balance that parents attempt to achieve between making sure their children study hard and enjoy the rewards of their success.  The following graph from the FRED Blog illustrates the disparity in costs for parents to both educate and reward their children:

Books vs Toys
Toys (blue; right axis) and Books (red; left axis)

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