Sufficient evidence supported trial court’s conclusion that an upward deviation from the presumptive amount of child support in determining father’s monthly support obligation was in children’s best interests; trial court found that a deviation would be in the best interests of the children based on their more expansive needs, absent an upward deviation, parties’ two younger children would miss out on trips, camps, and other comforts of life they used to enjoy, and there was a large disparity between parties’ household budgets, specifically with regard to the difference between the two budgets for entertainment, with mother’s lower than it should be.
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