what to buy for 2yr old girl, premature baby boy + due-soon nephew???
February 8, 2013 7:19 AM Subscribe
Being without children myself and not that well versed on what they need/want or the big trends right now, i need suggestions for the following gifts i need to buy in the next month or so:
gift for a premature baby boy (or his mum);
gift for a 2yr old girl;
gift for my soon to be arriving nephew
posted by moreteaplease to human relations (10 answers total)
the premature boy is fine and coming home this weekend, he is a teeny weeny 4 pounds. my friend (the mum) does not live in the same city as me and obviously i dont want to descend whilst she's newly at home. i will be visiting in around a month and will take a gift then. i think clothes would be tricky due to sizing so suggestions outside this please. i am happy to just take something for her as i think she could do with a gift really given whats shes been through and sometimes mums kind of get overlooked. so you could also suggest something nice for a new mum. Budget £20-25 (approx 30$)
2 yr old girl. again its a long term friend who doesnt live in the same city as me. i am seeing her in a month when we meet up halfway for a spa day (travelling by train) so i dont want to be taking something huge/cumbersome that she then has to lug home. For her first birthday i couldnt attend the party as i was out of the country but i sent something instead. Again it was actually more of a present for her mum - i found a short novel (i thought she probably wasnt up for 300+ pages at that point) of the kind i know her mum likes where the main character was called the same thing as her daughter and i wrote a message about how she could read it herself, read to her daughter and pass on when she's older (they are a book loving family). I dont want to do that exact thing again i.e. buy for her mum, but i am happy to buy books as i know how much value they have to her mum. Dont know what to get though if its that. Again i dont want to get clothes. Budget £20 - 25 (approx 30$)
My nephew. I am actually really excited about this! Not a broody sort myself but really excited to have a nephew. Not massively close to my brother or sister in law but this kid is family and will be my eventual childrens cousins so it does make me feel a bit dopey about it in the way i havent about kids before. I want to buy something big/lots of cool little stuff for this. budget £100 (approx $150)
Im open to anything really and happy to buy online so if its outside the UK but could be shipped thats fine. might even be better as they're not likely to get the same thing twice that way.