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Ok, I'm at my wits end here. I have an 11 year old step daughter who's saved her own money for the past year and a half so she could get herself a brand new ipod touch. She has her own gift cards and what my wife and I would like to do is for her to have her own account that she funds entirely on her own through gift card purchases. For 11 she's an extremely smart, and responsible kid especially when it comes to money.

Unfortunately we cannot create an account for her because of the age restriction. I read that you used to be able to create an account through the "allowance" feature because it didn't ask for the birth year, only month and day. Well that doesn't work anymore because now they require the birth year. I actually tried creating an account for her through that but whenever I log in as her it take me through the review process and kicks me out when it asks for her birth year. We'd prefer not to lie about her birthday as she will continue to use this account later in life and you can't change your birth date in iTunes.

I could register her ipod under my account or my wife's account but that kind of defeats the purpose of her funding this on her own and I'm afraid that when she's old enough to have an account of her own that any purchases that are made won't transfer to her account as they would have been initially made under my or my wife's account. I know there's the whole Home Sharing thing but I'm not sure if that would be applicable in this case.

As always any help or insight would be greatly appreciated.
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What's it really matter if 10 years down the road iTunes thinks she is 31 instead of 21?
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