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if your kids get ( or got) gifts from Santa, how many did s/he receive? did you do mainly from Santa or mainly from mom/dad, or a fairly even combo of both?

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Asked by stressedmomma13 at 7:41 PM on Oct. 3, 2010 in Holidays

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  • all the gifts but one are normally just from Santa. The Big gift is normally from mommy & daddy, but this year with his wii that he is asking for will be from santa. =) He asked us to buy his toy story 2 on dvd...

    Answer by lilmoosesmom at 7:44 PM on Oct. 3, 2010

  • We havent done gifts from santa but we may this yr they are old enough to understand now. Maybe one gift.

    Answer by L0vingMy3Girls at 7:44 PM on Oct. 3, 2010

  • I did mostly from Santa and one or two from me and one or two from the pets... lol. No actual set number of gifts though.. as they get older the number of gifts gets smaller but the prices get bigger. When he was very young I could pack enough large sized gifts under the tree to make it look rediculous.. but now? I spend more and it appears underwhelming at best.. with the wish list consisting of things such as "ipones, ipads, XBox 360 games, Ralph Lauren sweaters, etc... There are a few small, but expensive gifts vs. lots of large inexpensive ones. The good part is.. as they grow older their understanding of economics grows too.

    Answer by FeelinYummy at 8:02 PM on Oct. 3, 2010

  • when he was a toddler to age 6 pretty much all were from Santa...
    ages 7 & 8 the larger and most wanted items were from Santa ( 3-6 items)
    now that he is 9 and knows that we are his Santa it will all be from us...

    Answer by gmasboy at 8:31 PM on Oct. 3, 2010

  • my kids are teens now and we still do santa!

    The way we have always done it is- most of the gifts come from us and are wrapped and under the tree before Christmas eve. I like to see the tree with gifts under it so yeah,,,
    anyhow, we always did like 2 for each kid from Santa- a toy or whatever and a stuffed animal or bear of some sort- Stuff from Santa is always unwrapped but with big bows (and we also do something for each of us and something for the dog - unwrapped with bows as well)
    *and then whatever goes in the stockings of course
    We still do it this way because it's fun!

    Answer by charlotsomtimes at 10:45 PM on Oct. 3, 2010

  • We always did the big gift unwrapped from Santa, and whatever was in their stockings, everything else was wrapped and under the tree from mom and dad.

    Answer by ohwrite at 11:40 PM on Oct. 3, 2010

  • Our 1st Christmas was last year, and we did all the presents for Santa. This year, we will probably do all but one from Santa.

    Answer by Becca1189 at 10:55 AM on Oct. 4, 2010

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