Your kids need food, shelter, and love. They can't eat money, it won't protect them from the elements, and it can't kiss them good night.
Now with that said, we can get down to the basics. Unless you plan on your kids living with you the rest of their lives (nothing against those grown kids who do), there will come a time that your kids will discover that having money makes getting those necessities much easier. Well, except for the love, of course. Money can sometimes make that one harder to get...
It is however humanly possible to go your whole life without earning a cent. There are many tribes in Papua New Guinea who have never seen a paycheck, let alone a dollar, but I am going to assume that you live in a society that does actually trade money for goods and services.
That does, however, make things more complicated. So next time we are going to look at the not so easy answer.
I'll give you a hint ...It starts with a Y and ends with an S.