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Old 12-06-2012, 02:47 PM   #8
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Re: Christmas with a special needs child - write your own blurb/advice/experience her

Originally Posted by NewbieSAHM View Post
These are all good, but I sure wish I'd had this bit of advice prior to this year. I think we've finally convinced family to limit the number of gifts! They overdo it more and more each year (in-laws) and DS would be much more content to just open ONE thing and have it ready to play with than 30 separate gifts.
This lesson finally clicked for us last year. My MIL always buys way too much for everyone, but J can not handle it. He was ready to be done after 4 or 5 gifts and she kept pushing him to open them all which did not go over well.
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