How Many Holiday Gifts Do You Give Your Children?

How Many Holiday Gifts Do You Give Your Children?

It's tough sticking to a gift budget when your kids have a huge wish list and you feel like spoiling them. How many gifts are too many or too few or just right? Photo by Sean MacEntee.

Not that you should feel pressured to always give a set number of presents for your kids, but a limit helps to set expectations for your children. I'm a fan of the four gift "something they want, something they need, something to wear, something to read" approach.

How many holiday presents do you usually give your kids?


    It's just a scam to gouge money by making people feel guilty if they don't buy gifts.

    I think the word you're looking for is Christmas.

    If the gift of giving was so damn rewarding, then why do the businesses not want to be rewarded by giving us the gift of reasonable prices for Christmas? it's always the week after Christmas that they try to unload all the extra "gifts" that are left over and don't want laying around until next Christmas! Should be called the big squeeze.

    What's a holiday gift?

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