December starts the big gift-giving and receiving part of our year. With all three kids birthday between December and February, plus Christmas in there, the kids get most of their new stuff from friends and family during this time.
When they were little, the kids had fun with all their family around watching them eat their birthday cake and loved to play with all their gifts, plus the boxes, the wrapping paper, and everything in between.
Now that our kids are getting older, we have some gift-etiquette that we’re trying to instill in them. Since many kids learn from watching what their parent do, this part of manners can often be overlooked since we parents don’t get as many gifts as our kids.
Click through to read our 6 rules for when our child accepts a gift:
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