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What to Do When Your Kids Hate Their Christmas Presents: A Holiday Parenting Challenge

Holiday disappointment

Hello dear holiday readers! Is there anything worse than a child being ungrateful about their gifts? Well, in this blogpost I suggest (confessionally) that we consider the two-way street of gift disappointment, that as much as we can coach our kids to respond more politely when they are unhappy with a gift, that we too, as parents, can do that coaching with a bit more grace ourselves. I know, I know, the work of learning as a parent never ends, and to me, that's what I live for! Happy holidays to all.

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