It doesn’t matter if you’re such a good gift giver that Santa writes you thank-you notes, there will still be plenty of tears of sadness shed by your kids on Christmas morning. Or tears of anger. Chances are, it’ll be an even mixture of both.
You might have the sweetest, most understanding, most easy-going, least entitled offspring on the planet. But when it comes time to open the presents — no matter what you’re celebrating and who’s there to share in the joy, all bets are off.
Beware children on holidays that involve presents, and heed these 7 cold, hard truths about kids and gifts:
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