10/15/2012 11:33 am ET

Teaching My Kids The Value Of Money Is Hard With All Their Rich Friends

I remember when my son first saw a television commercial. He was about four years old and, for the first time, I was letting him watch a TV show with advertisements. He sat completely transfixed during the commercials and then, when they finished, looked over at me and said, “Mommy, how would you ever know what to buy without commercials? They’re amazing!”

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