All of the stores near me are starting their back-to-school crazy specials, like spiral notebooks for a dime and such. While shopping yesterday for some other items, I took the kids to browse through school stuff and picked up a few things they’ll be needing.
I was feeling very good about myself, showing my daughter how to compare prices. (For example; she wanted the larger glue sticks which are twice the size of the others. But because the normal ones were on special and the large ones were not, I was able to make her understand that it was twice as much product for five times the price—not an acceptable ratio!)
We noticed that the Crayola crayons came in at a whopping twice the price of the generics. The generics were a dime a box, while the Crayolas run $.20. My daughter dutifully (and sadly) said that she supposed they would have to get the least expensive ones.
I thought about this for a moment, then grandly announced that she and her brother were certainly worth an extra dime apiece, because there really isn’t anything better than genuine Crayola crayons.
Moral of the story: Crayolas are the best, and my kids are worth at least $.20 apiece. Feel the love.