Scholastic.com. Discovery Kids. HowStuffWorks. Science Toys. PBS Kids. How much do kids cost? Surprising facts, tips ... My mother used to say if anyone in her generation had stopped to ask how much it cost to raise a child before they had them, none of the people in my generation would have been born.
And that was 40 years ago. But today, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the cost of kids is far higher: Families who make: Will spend: More than $74,900 $289,380 $44,500 to $74,900 $197,700 Less than $44,500 $143,790. National Geographic - Kids. Disney. Yahooligans! Smithsonian Institution.