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What should I give my birth son for christmas?

He'll be 18 months old around Christmas.. and I'm stuck! The adoptive parents had said no toys (he has enough!). HELP, HELP! I would like to do something creative.. something that can be kept around until he's older.. something special... HELP!

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Asked by rainfalls at 9:07 PM on Nov. 10, 2008 in Toddlers (1-2)

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  • a scrap book? IDK though, he may be too young to enjoy that one yet

    maybe get one of those blank toy boxes from the craft store and decorate it for him to hold all those toys he has :)


    Answer by Anonymous at 9:09 PM on Nov. 10, 2008

  • Books are always good and can never have too many.

    Answer by Christinemg0813 at 9:09 PM on Nov. 10, 2008

  • Make him a hooded towel with his name on it....Or buy one and have his name embroidered for him if you don't sew....also I agree, no child can have too many books....

    Answer by malam at 9:19 PM on Nov. 10, 2008

  • Personalized book.

    Answer by Alma_C at 9:30 PM on Nov. 10, 2008

  • You could start a scrapbook and then send more pages each Christmas. I love the sewing idea or a personalized book! I'm at a loss because my daughter will be 21 months at Christmas and I don't know what to send, either. I think that toys/random storebought things are things that the parents can should definitely do something homemade or keepsakes that will last a lifetime. I'm getting sad just thinking about this.

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:09 PM on Nov. 10, 2008

  • a special blanket might be nice. step stool with his name on it or rocking chair. My mom still has the blankets my grandma made my brothers and I. My daughter is currently using my old rocking chair, too.

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:28 PM on Nov. 10, 2008

  • Thanks for all of your great ideas! I think I know what I might do...

    Answer by rainfalls at 10:31 PM on Nov. 10, 2008

  • For Joshua's little brother's first birthday we got him this really nice ceramic cross that said "God Bless This Baby" because as an only child we knew he had TONS of toys and we wanted to give him a keepsake.

    On the back I used a silver metallic permanent marker and wrote "Happy 1st Birthday J------, with love from your brother Joshua"

    Answer by blessed3times at 11:05 PM on Nov. 10, 2008

  • I'm an adoptive mother and I would love it if my son's birthmother sent him pictures of his family of orgin. That way we can look at pictures together and I can't point out other family members he has.

    Answer by frogdawg at 11:51 PM on Nov. 10, 2008

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