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Holiday Swap Out Gifts for Teens
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Holiday Swap Out Gifts for Teens

Momservations: No one is ever too old for an Easter basket made with love. (But you do need to be 21 for the one with the microbrew.)

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We’re in the awkward stage:

Holidays with teenagers.

With little kids holidays are 1-2-3 easy:

  1. Easy to buy for: toys and candy!
  2. Easy to keep the magic alive: Santa! Easter Bunny! Ghost and Goblins! Of course! Duh!
  3. Easy to make happy (see above)

But with teenagers, you’re damned if you do and damned if you don’t.

If the Easter bunny tries to give them their traditional Easter basket with a new Target bathing suit, towel, flip flops, Nerf toy, candy and bubbles…the once squeal-worthy holiday gift will have them picking through it like it was filled with asparagus and broccoli...

...So what is the parent of a teenager to do at the holidays?

You adapt.

They may look and act like too-cool-for-school teenagers, but they still secretly love the holidays. And they still love treats and toys—they just cost more for the kind they like now.

Here’s a swap out guide to help:..

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