December 2, 2012

Throwback Christmas presents


Music: Break out that old karaoke microphone you got for Christmas 2001, and compose a song just for your children. Provide a mental image that will stay with them forever, and inspire them to have a life-long appreciation of music.

Food: Kids love to eat, and food comes in all shapes and sizes. Might I suggest a 27-pound turkey? The kids will be excited by the big, heavy box, and it will take at least a couple of days of thawing before the really dangerous bacteria gets a foothold.

Tools: A good tool, and the ability to use it, will stay with your child for a lifetime. Just don’t give them anything sharp that they might use against you.

Your kids may not immediately appreciate the beauty of a practical Christmas. But they’ll thank you for it later. Definitely.

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