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How much do the grandparents spend for Christmas on your child?

I am just curious. I see alot of questions about how much we as parents will spend. How much do your children get from grandparents? Is it the same as you spend or less? Or more?


Asked by Anonymous at 1:15 PM on Nov. 25, 2008 in Just for Fun

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  • I'm answering anon on this one b/c I know it's outrageous, but so far my parents have spent about $1,500 on our two girls and they're wanting to buy even more. DH and I had set a limit (for ourselves) to spend about $500 on each girl. I've tried talking to my parents about this, but it never ends well. I'd rather them put the money to their retirement.

    Answer by Anonymous at 5:38 PM on Nov. 25, 2008

  • I think my parents spent about $150 on each kid this year. My mother in law spends what she can.

    Answer by Slinkee at 1:16 PM on Nov. 25, 2008

  • Well my mom just ordered my kids their xmas gifts. A table and chair set for my son, and an activity seat/booster seat for my daughter... it totaled $150.00.. Last year, they sent a $100 gift cert for my son. My IL's sent hime a box full of toys. We're not really big on gifts, so our parents usually spend more than we do on xmas.

    Answer by JDanesMommy at 1:18 PM on Nov. 25, 2008

  • I spend alot on my kids for christmas and my parents and inlaws spend alot. Their "real" paternal grandparents dont even send a christmas card, which is why everyone else goes a bit overboard. Id say about $100-$150 a child.

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:19 PM on Nov. 25, 2008

  • Usually about $100 a kid but this is a bad year for both sets of grandparents and I have told them not to worry about it, they will still send something it just won't be as much.

    Answer by sammiesmom2000 at 1:20 PM on Nov. 25, 2008

  • 0

    Answer by tntornado45 at 1:40 PM on Nov. 25, 2008

  • usually about $60 on each kid but they have like 10 kids total so!

    Answer by leahc at 1:55 PM on Nov. 25, 2008

  • more than I do lol. They are loaded though.... and not very practical...

    Answer by LovinEveryDay at 2:00 PM on Nov. 25, 2008

  • we have 4 sets of grandparents. 3 spoil way too much, one does just right.

    Answer by jbirchard at 2:16 PM on Nov. 25, 2008

  • My mom doesnt by anything

    But hubbys mom does!

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:23 PM on Nov. 25, 2008

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