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I had a business trip on my son's 13th birthday. I felt bad and did not do much for him. Christmas is coming what should his budget be?

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Take him to eat, spend time together. I'm guessing that you go on business trips all the time, so what can you do? You're taking care of your family. It's up to you with the gifts and the amount of money that you want to spend.I would not make any changes with the amount of money that was planned on being spent on gifts though. What if you're taking a lot of business trips again this coming year? If you spend more money to make up for your absence this year, how much are you going to spend next year? Your son will remember and cherish the times spent with you more than what is bought for him.

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You should know that mate.(;

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100 bucks...but it's up to you...and how rich/ much money you are gunna spend

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My family's christmas budget for each kid (2 kids in our family) is $1000 each.

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What about the blades? One thousand is crazy.
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That's kind of materialistic and also to announce it too....
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i was just being honest..
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i mean we save up for it all year. its not like we just pull it out of our asses.
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But what about the blades?
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what do you mean.
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Mine too we have 3 kids wur rich not braggin
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You cant buy him happiness. Just get him somethin that he wants and spend time with him.

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How can we know your budget? Besides, time and attention can't be made up for with money.

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I believe that zoee is just a kid.
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I guess it depends on how bad you feel. :P
Seriously though, quality time is better than a gift.

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There are so many ways to make your son feel special ... buying him 'things' is only ONE way .. not the best way, just ONE way. You want to make him feel really special .. then spend something on him other than money .. your time.

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