So we headed to Goodwill, where they got to spend time finding the perfect gift for brother.
Quinny got him a teddy bear that she named "Daddy" (jake was borderline offended).
And Carter picked out a pink bunny with an Easter basket in its hands.
When we got home, I had them pick wrapping paper, and they wrapped their gift themselves.
(Jake and I splurged and got him his first SIGG sippy cup.)
We raise our babes with the values of receiving less and giving more- and now that the girls are older, the "giving" aspect of a birthday has become a really big deal- it was so joyful to watch the girls find the "perfect" gift for Crew- and the excitement of wrapping it.
Going to make this kid something soon (being #3 he has been jipped a bit)- once we're settled and my sewing machine is out and I stay awake past 9p, and..........