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How do kids end up with so much stuff???

He's only 2 and I think he has more stuff than me!

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 7:50 PM on Jan. 1, 2011 in General Parenting

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  • Same way we do!
    older

    Answer by older at 7:51 PM on Jan. 1, 2011

  • LOL Isnt THAT the truth~
    rebeccadac

    Answer by rebeccadac at 7:51 PM on Jan. 1, 2011

  • You see something cute and buy it, Aunt Susie sees something cute and buys it, Grandma sees 10 things cute and buys them, then you go to parties and get the junkie goody bag toys, maybe go to fast food places and get those toys, ahhhhhhhh
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 7:52 PM on Jan. 1, 2011

  • Because instead of buying things for yourself, you now buy them for your little one, and so does grandma, grandpa, aunties, and uncles.
    twin_mommy

    Answer by twin_mommy at 7:53 PM on Jan. 1, 2011

  • Because they are still cute and people buy them things. WE on the other hand have out grown cute and get nothing. lol. :0)
    But_Mommie

    Answer by But_Mommie at 7:54 PM on Jan. 1, 2011

  • It's insane how much stuff. And my older kids feel like they can't part with anything, even a toy that was clearly one of their baby toys.
    amybaby_19

    Answer by amybaby_19 at 7:54 PM on Jan. 1, 2011

  • I think one way is it can start with grandparents.
    idaspida

    Answer by idaspida at 7:55 PM on Jan. 1, 2011

  • my kids are taking over the house...lol. we try to go through their toys at least every 6 months or so toss out anything that is broken or missing pieces, donate things that they havent played with in the past 6 months or have outgrown and get rid of all of the fast food toys. It helps keep the clutter down some but they still have a lot of stuff!
    foxracing43701

    Answer by foxracing43701 at 7:55 PM on Jan. 1, 2011

  • Everyone buys way too much now a days trying to compete with someone esle and before you know it there is just too much stuff. You see something you just think they have to have and before you know it you have to try and weed out what's not important or they go through phases where they just have to have whatever and before you now it they haven't played with it much and want something new.
    Moms_Angels1960

    Answer by Moms_Angels1960 at 7:55 PM on Jan. 1, 2011

  • grandparents....and people passing on their unwanted things to you
    2BlondeBabies

    Answer by 2BlondeBabies at 8:03 PM on Jan. 1, 2011

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