Parenthood is pricey, that is a well known fact. But holy crap on a cracker when you attach a figure this large to it, it's down right frightening.

A recent survey has found that the average cost of raising a teenager today is around 37,000 big ones. YIKES! That breaks down to $6,000 a year on things like:

Birthdays and Special Occasions

Food (and lots of it, they're still growing!)

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Clothes

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Phones

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Car Related Costs

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