Maybe you’ve been saving your receipts in a shoebox all year. Or, if you’re like my husband, you’ve meticulously scanned and sorted them individually by category, date, and amount, then filed them on the computer to be backed up monthly.
Just kidding. Well, mostly.
Anyway, now that tax season is upon us I’ve been considering how nice it would be if the parents of toddlers were given special deductions, to, you know, offset some of our pain and suffering.
Wouldn’t it be great if we were granted some kind of special toddler taxes? Now I’m no accountant, but I have some ideas for boosting the parental economy. Let’s all call our congresspeople and suggest the following ideas:
What are your fantasy tax credits? Leave ‘em in the comments!
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Mary Lauren Weimer is a social worker turned mother turned writer. Her blog, My 3 Little Birds, encourages moms to put down the baby books for a moment and tell their own stories. Connect with her on Facebook and Twitter.