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“A parent is pressuring me to buy my kid’s teacher a crazy expensive gift. I’m not happy.”

“A parent is pressuring me to buy my kid’s teacher a crazy expensive gift. I’m not happy.”

We all know that teachers do a marvellous job with our little and big kids, and come Christmas time, most parents like to show their appreciation with a gift. Whether it is a home baked slice, a hand-drawn card or a voucher for the movies, a little festive ‘thank you’ treat is a lovely way to honour a much-loved teacher.

It is not always this straightforward however and one anonymous mum contacted Mamamia to describe how the teacher gift-buying situation had spun out of control at her child’s school.

Rebecca* mum to eight-year-old Amelie* was happy to part with some hard-earned dollars for a teacher present, until she was shocked by the amount she was being pressured to contribute by her fellow mum ‘friends’.

Read more here: https://www.mamamia.com.au/gift-ideas-for-teachers/

The $40 gift that's genius for the toddler who's obsessed with transport and languages.

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'Our family are now doing Christmas gifts with an eco-twist, but I'm not sure about it.'

'Our family are now doing Christmas gifts with an eco-twist, but I'm not sure about it.'