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Christmas is on the way!! How much to you spend on average per child?

just wanted to bounce this Q of you and see if I really am wayyyy over the top, like my husband says I'am.

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Asked by beeluvin at 8:58 PM on Nov. 6, 2010 in Holidays

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  • Mine is the only child, only grandchild, ect... so while I'll spend about $100 TOTAL, she'll get $500 or more worth of junk. I urge family to get gift cards and clothes, things she needs, but not more toys!! They end up in the trash in a few days.

    Answer by mrskrisher at 9:02 PM on Nov. 6, 2010

  • I say under 200 a child, I have 2 kids

    Answer by dancinintherain at 9:02 PM on Nov. 6, 2010

  • This year about 60-75 a kid. Normally it would be 125-150. We are a little strapped this year.

    Answer by But_Mommie at 9:03 PM on Nov. 6, 2010

  • about $1200.00 for each child, depends on the age, what they want and what they need.

    Answer by QandA at 9:11 PM on Nov. 6, 2010

  • I trying to stay under 200 per child this time. I have 3. How much do you spend?

    Answer by iluvmykidsxoxo at 9:28 PM on Nov. 6, 2010

  • Don't know yet. Probably less than $250.

    Answer by Izsarejman at 9:49 PM on Nov. 6, 2010

  • About $50, stocking stuffers included.

    Answer by aliceinalgonac at 10:05 PM on Nov. 6, 2010

  • I try to spend $75 or less on each kid.

    Answer by mama10johnsons at 10:27 PM on Nov. 6, 2010

  • We have an only child, and we have only spent maybe $40 on him so far... Probably won't spend 50-60 total for christmas this year. Last year we went all out and spent just over 100, but we also got a train table last year for that amount. This year I bought my DH plane tickets to see his family, so I'm having to cut corners on the rest of the spending, and our son doesn't really need anything this year either - besides a few jeans, and we've gotten a few toy/games so far...

    Answer by Miracle_pg at 11:45 PM on Nov. 6, 2010

  • DD is my only child, only grand child...I will personally spend about $700 on her. She will get about another $500-$600 worth of stuff from various family members

    Answer by stressedmomma13 at 1:26 AM on Nov. 7, 2010

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