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My kid has aunties that buy him not only more than one egg, but also a present for Easter. Although I appreciate it, even my son sees this as unnecessary and tells them it isn’t required. But they still do it. How do I politely ask them to stop?

Posted anonymously, 12th April 2019

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  • Sure, just explain them or suggest another wee gift instead of chocolate.

  • Just come out and say it, explain why. But don’t expect them to listen. Perhaps you could donate the gifts and or chocolate to those less fortunate? Maybe set up a bank account and ask they deposit money instead

  • Politely like you said. Say you appreciate it but 1 is more than enough, or if they would like to by a small book etc.

  • Talk to them very politely hope they will understand

  • Let them know nicely and be persistent till they get the message.

  • I don’t know when easter became like xmas when I was a child the bunny left eggs…..that was it not family and freinds exchanging eggs too definitely should be able to tell people as its just money spent and chocolate that isn’t needed. I sent a group message this year saying we were not exchanging eggs it was fine.

  • Yes more than ok!

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