My Toddler’s Christmas List

As I was roaming the aisles of a big-box toy store the other day, I realized that my 18-month-old daughter could care less about 99% of the stuff for sale. I know what she wants for Christmas, and it’s not a dolly that sits on the toilet or a pink plastic household appliance. Here’s a list of the mostly-pointless gifts that would rock my toddler’s socks off:

What everyday items have your toddlers been crazy over? What fancy,” OMG, THEY’RE GOING TO LOVE THIS!” toys have you bought for them that they could really care less about?

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Anna ( hasn’t slept through the night in four and a half years. She chases her spirited preschooler and joyful toddler around the parks and beaches of Vancouver Island and is brand-new to the blogging world. Favorite things include: going to the bathroom alone, eating chocolate in bed and vacuuming up pieces of Lego just to hear that satisfying sound.  

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  1. MamaKaren says:

    I used to buy wooden spoons from a guy at the craft fair ( and my son loved the butter spreader and the jelly spoon. He used them as drumsticks, a teether, anything except as a utensil for applying condiments to toast.

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