Monday, December 24, 2012

Christmas Joy

Today, I told my son that IF he wanted, and ONLY if HE wanted, I would sign him up for a Triathlon as his "big gift" from my Aunt. She had sent money for the kids Christmas.  I looked around my apartment and decided that it would be better to give the children an EXPERIENCE rather than give them a THING.

Based on his reaction (I really should have filmed it, I had NO idea it would be THAT level) I would say that I chose wisely.

He is SO excited...

I am SO excited...


5 comments:

fancy nancy said...

That's awesome!!! So many relatives asked what they should get our oldest and I said money towards gymnastics lessons...she certainly doesn't need more stuff!!

bobbi said...

The older my kids get, the more I appreciate experiences vs. things. And he is going to rock it :)

Running for Oreos said...

That is so awesome!!! Both of you will have so much fun "training"!!!!

Nicole Orriƫns said...

What a great idea! There have actually been studies that haven proven that it's better to spend your money on experiences than on stuff!

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Anne said...

How perfect!! I hope you are enjoying your holidays G!