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How many gifts do you give your kids for Christmas?

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dohrmom_2010

Asked by dohrmom_2010 at 4:52 PM on Dec. 1, 2010 in Holidays

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  • I'm not sure, I only have one so there really isn't a "limit". She's probably gotten around 20 gifts this year. Most of them being quite small.
    poptart0325

    Answer by poptart0325 at 4:55 PM on Dec. 1, 2010

  • We have a limit around $300-$400. So its whatever fits the budget. Some gifts big and some small. This year we got her the loving family dollhouse and all the rooms. That was close to $200 itself! Def redic but shell love it! I hope....lol
    Steph319

    Answer by Steph319 at 4:58 PM on Dec. 1, 2010

  • I do not go by quantity but the amount I can spend. If she wants something that takes all the money then that will be the one she gets. If she chooses several toys that are cheaper in price then she will get a few. But I try and get what she wants within my spending allowance.
    MumaSue

    Answer by MumaSue at 4:59 PM on Dec. 1, 2010

  • She'll probably have about a half dozen gifts to unwrap this year. I'll spend about $50, her "large" gift will be the afghan that I'm making for her bed, her "expensive" gift will be a simple Barbie from her wishlist.
    aliceinalgonac

    Answer by aliceinalgonac at 5:04 PM on Dec. 1, 2010

  • It depends, but usually 10? Not all of them are expensive gifts, the kids just really like opening presents and I love watching them!
    Scuba

    Answer by Scuba at 5:05 PM on Dec. 1, 2010

  • With 3 boys we try to keep it even so they all finish opening at the same time. This year they will each get about 12-13 things to unwrap. We don't do BIG gifts at xmas because that can get really expensive so we try to keep the spending even.
    MrsLeftlane

    Answer by MrsLeftlane at 5:07 PM on Dec. 1, 2010

  • 8-9, depending on what I find. I always fill their stockings to the brim! I can't resist stocking stuffers, they're usually either overflowing or I use two of them per kid!!
    parrishsky

    Answer by parrishsky at 5:16 PM on Dec. 1, 2010

  • Three kids....three presents each usually no more than $100 each. I agree with parrishsky though.....I cannot resist an overstuffed stocking lol :)
    annabsmommy

    Answer by annabsmommy at 5:41 PM on Dec. 1, 2010

  • It's not so much the number of gifts. We spend the same amount on each child.
    twinkletoes0408

    Answer by twinkletoes0408 at 5:42 PM on Dec. 1, 2010

  • This year our total christmas spending was budgeted to be $500 but I bet will end up closer to $700 since I have to mail my families gifts. We spend between $100 - $150 per kid at home(2), $50 for kids away from home(2), and maybe $20 for kids with kids(3) then also about $20 for each grandkid.(there are 7). About $15 each for my Dad, my bro and my sis. (I'm sending them a Schwanns Andes Mint Pie)
    mom2priceboys

    Answer by mom2priceboys at 6:56 PM on Dec. 1, 2010

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