When I was a little girl, I desperately wanted to be a ballerina. And a jeweler. And a painter.
It was a lot of future careers for one very small person, so my mom did the sensible thing and let me try everything out, but on a very small scale, so that she could see whether it was a real interest or just a passing fancy.
And shes not the only mom who has taken the see what sticks approach to parenting.
After all, kids are easily distracted, with lots of time to change their opinions and their hobbies. You want to give them every opportunity, as we saw with this dad indulging his daughters passion for baby dolls.
Still, you want to find a way to do it without breaking the bank.
Fortunately, the world is full of creative parents with creative solutions to every single one of lifes little quandaries.
One thats been circulating on the internet for a few years, for example, is: What should I do when my child demands tap shoes that they might not use?
Scroll through the gallery below to find the genius answer!
Read more: http://www.littlethings.com/penny-tap-shoes/