Tag: gift-giving

Christmas Gift Overload and Your Children: Expectations vs. Reality

| November 19, 2014 | 27 Comments
Christmas Gift Overload and Your Children: Expectations vs. Reality

The Christmas shopping season has begun! There’s no denying it. While you may not hear music playing just yet, there are heaps of Christmas trees, ornaments and other sparkly things to draw your attention to the upcoming season. The gift displays are snazzily done up, and toys and gifts for children available are as abundant as ever. When […]

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To Thank or Not to Thank…That is the Question

| January 7, 2014 | 12 Comments
To Thank or Not to Thank…That is the Question

My daughter has the fortune (or misfortune depending on perspective) of having her birthday about a week before Christmas. So, she more or less spends the month of December opening birthday and/or Christmas gifts from well-meaning relatives and friends. However, that puts this busy mom in a dilemma. Do I write a thank you card […]

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