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To follow up from my post about Coen's 1st Christmas, I wanted to post about what we will get him for Christmas.

Growing up in my family, aside from our stockings and a handful of toys or things we wanted that year maybe some clothes my parents would always get us an ornament, a calendar and a book or some sort.  Three gifts, in a sense.  And I like this tradition.  However, Coen isn't old enough to know what a calendar is, so instead, we'll subsititute with something he needs.  This year we are sticking to just that.

We bought him this ornament.

Obviously with Coen's name.

We're giving him these books (because I could resist them both).

And we're giving him a "My 1st Christmas" one-piece sleeper (that I don't have a picture of, but I will once it's Christmas Eve) because we felt that he needed another winter sleeper.

It doesn't seem like a lot, but honestly, we have a ton of things that he still hasn't used from our showers and things that we feel this is plenty for him on his first Christmas.  The idea is to celebrate with him and to have him open a few gifts, but to not be blown away.  We already have problems with putting things away, if we have more things, we're going to have to move (for real this time). 

Plus, my family and other friends will spoil him with gifts that will be plenty and gracious.  We will struggle with keeping those things tucked away that I wouldn't want to get him much more.

What do you do for your child's Christmas?  Do you buy whatever you want for them?  Or do you limit it?


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