Gifting: The Good, The Bad & The Rude

The Minimalist Mom asked “Is it rude to ask for no gifts?” in her quest for a simpler lifestyle and less toy clutter.

I flipped that question on its head and asked, “Is it rude to buy bad gifts?” in today’s post over on Modern Parents Messy Kids.

When buying kids’ gifts for birthday parties or other celebrations we can be easily enticed by toys that aren’t necessarily what you would want in your home for your child. I try to keep in mind that no kid really benefits from a ton of toys and that every parent will appreciate a quality gift in the long run. Here are some ideas to keep the fun in that special present, with a forward-thinking, minimalist spin.

1) Breathe new life into those great toys that your gift-receiver probably already enjoys. >>Read More


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3 Responses
  1. Shelley says:

    What great ideas! These are all great gifts that I often forget about when thinking about presents to buy for the kids :)

    • Krystle says:

      I love the ideas as well! We also like to give games to kids- they may not get played with as much, but they are usually things that parents forget to buy. And they are fun for the kids to play with their parents. Not to mention the learning value!! :)
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