On the first Sunday of every month, your kids can capitalize on capitalism.
They're cute, clever and oh so personable, but make no mistake that little entrepreneurs are always out for your cash.
Asher Montgomery is 8 years old. She quickly showed us her $13 dollars she made at the Hyde Park Kid's Market. It's held once a month in Hyde Park as part of the Farmer's Market. And it's where Asher sells her scarves and bracelets. She hand crocheted each one.
"I like being out here because a lot of people come and look at my scarves and sometimes they want it," she said.
Her 6-year old sister, Morrissey, is also a savvy saleswoman.
"You kind of have to advertise," she said.
She was selling her homemade vanilla brown sugar scrub - and a few homegrown sweet potatoes.
Their father, Ben Montgomery, said the market is a good opportunity to keep the kids occupied, and they get the spaces for free.
"I don't know how but I raised two little capitalist," he laughed.
For kids to be a part of the market - there's only one rule. They have to play some role in creating what they sell.
Marisa Langford organizes the kid's market.
"It's really wonderful," she said. "I've got young kids too, and it really helps them get out and talk to people."
Both Asher and Morrissey have big plans for all that cold hard cash.
"I'm saving up so I can get a fish," Asher said.
"I'm saving up so I can donate to St. Jude's Hospital," Morrissey said.
Morrissey will be adding another $2 to her charitable donation and her sister is getting real close to getting that fish.
"I've made $17, but I $6 on Ms. Pat's cookies," Asher said.
That can be a bummer - trying not to spend all your dough on dough.
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