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How much is to much?

My dd is 17 and has worked since she was 15. I never made her get a job she has always wanted one. I admire her work ethic. However I think she has become money hungry. Its like her job and money are her motivator. Its summer now and she is working at sonic she gets like 2 weekdays off if that she is scheduled till 10pm and some night they dont let her go to 12 or 1 am. Her attitude has changed and I know she has to be tired. She is saving for a car so she thinks its imperitive to keep working like she is. What would you do in this situation?


Asked by Anonymous at 3:25 PM on Jun. 15, 2010 in Teens (13-17)

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Answers (16)
  • I think it's great that she's being responsible and taking her own initiative to save for her own things. I know as a mom you are worried that she's tired and maybe burning out but really I think your daughter sounds great, I hope my teenagers take the same initiative when they are ready to drive.

    Answer by LuvmyFam6 at 4:08 PM on Jun. 15, 2010

  • Nothing. She's fine

    Answer by admckenzie at 3:26 PM on Jun. 15, 2010

  • Buy her a car, but tell her she has to keep working. :)

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:27 PM on Jun. 15, 2010

  • Sounds like she has a goal and it trying to reach it.. I think that is a good thing.

    Answer by midnightmoma at 3:28 PM on Jun. 15, 2010

  • As long as they hare obeying child work laws, nothing. She's not being money hungry, she is saving up for something.

    Answer by kuriequinn at 3:41 PM on Jun. 15, 2010

  • That's her choice. As long as the business is obeying the minor labor laws.

    Answer by JazzlikeMraz at 3:54 PM on Jun. 15, 2010

  • That Great!! let her be and consider yourself a lucky parent

    Answer by mommom2000 at 3:55 PM on Jun. 15, 2010

  • Its better for her. She seems mature.

    Answer by LisaIsExpecting at 4:48 PM on Jun. 15, 2010

  • She is working for her goal the car, what t is wrong with that, are her grades suffering?
    If not let her be she is doing ok!

    Answer by older at 5:34 PM on Jun. 15, 2010

  • As long as she has great grades, let her know how proud you are of here.

    Answer by rkoloms at 6:29 PM on Jun. 15, 2010