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Same amount for each kid for their birthday?

Anonymous
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My dd who is 5 just had a birthday last week and really wanted a doll house. We found a frozen one made out of wood at Wal-Mart for 50 dollars! It was half off! I was estatic! My dd was overjoyed with her gift.

My middle oldest dd is turning 7 in March and I got her a shimmer and shine doll with a magic carpet for 10 dollars it was 75 percent off! She also wants a spirit doll and horse. Which I am going to get her later.

And then my oldest has a birthday in may.

My question would you spend the same amount on each kid?
Posted by Anonymous on Jan. 16, 2018 at 11:17 AM
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angela.barlow
by Ange on Jan. 16, 2018 at 11:21 AM
I don't.
razorbackfan
by BadgerMom on Jan. 16, 2018 at 11:21 AM
We try to. I know we will for sure this year (well September last year and Saturday). Last year. My daughter turned 16 and she wanted dive lessons and a party she got both. My son will be 13 Saturday. He wants a Nintendo Switch and go to the Trampoline Park and dinner at Buffalo Wild Wings and he will be getting all of that. Plus they get stuff from family.
Anonymous
by Anonymous 2 on Jan. 16, 2018 at 11:22 AM
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I generally get them the same value of things. I don’t see a reason to be unfair.
Anonymous
by Anonymous 3 on Jan. 16, 2018 at 11:22 AM
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No. If you try to hard to make it “fair” for everyone, it often turns out fair to no one.
ABeautifulLife.
by on Jan. 16, 2018 at 11:23 AM
I always spend the same amount.
Anonymous
by Anonymous 4 on Jan. 16, 2018 at 11:23 AM

No. I don't believe in that. 

justnosy2090
by Bronze Member on Jan. 16, 2018 at 11:24 AM
No. I get the what they want
Dzyre1115
by Desiree` on Jan. 16, 2018 at 11:24 AM
I just buy one item that they really want. It doesn’t matter what it costs or what I spent on the others.
mommytoeandb
by Ruby Member on Jan. 16, 2018 at 11:25 AM
No. My mom gave me this advice...it all evens out.
Lindalou907
by Gold Member on Jan. 16, 2018 at 11:26 AM

I try to keep it around the same. But I also always taught my kids that life isn't always exactly fair and tried to model resilience and gratefulness.

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