Two Hippos and Ten Euros: A lesson in budgeting.

Welcome to the October Carnival of Natural Parenting: Money Matters This post was written for inclusion in the monthly Carnival of Natural Parenting hosted by Code Name: Mama and Hobo Mama. This month our participants have shared how finances affect their parenting choices. Please read to the end to find a list of links to the other carnival participants. *** We took a train trip recently from Switzerland to Germany to visit the children's grandparents (my inlaws).  As part of our visit with them we had the chance to go to one of our favorite places in Germany: Opel Zoo in Kronberg. Aside from the fun, the Zoo outing turned out to be a great lesson in saving, sharing and budgeting for the whole family. This zoo is really quite phenomenal.  In…
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