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#1 purpleblackqueen

Posted 24 November 2012 - 04:26 PM

When your kids are invited to a twins birthday party, do you buy them each a present or 1 combined present?

I asked their mum this and she said it is upto me.

#2 CFMummy

Posted 24 November 2012 - 04:28 PM

If they are into the same things I see nothing wrong with a bigger shared pressent and maybe 1 little thig each. If they dont like the same things a pressent each

#3 corbel

Posted 24 November 2012 - 04:29 PM

present each

#4 emnut

Posted 24 November 2012 - 04:30 PM

DS is friends with a set of twins - when I asked their mum she said that she preferred a present each for them as they are individuals & already have to share so much.  Not sure if this is how most feel or not.

ETA - the girls themselves also like getting a present each

Edited by emnut, 24 November 2012 - 04:30 PM.

#5 noonehere

Posted 24 November 2012 - 04:30 PM

Present each

#6 LynnyP

Posted 24 November 2012 - 04:31 PM

We buy a present each.

#7 JapNFeral

Posted 24 November 2012 - 04:31 PM

Two kids, present per kid.

#8 Ianthe

Posted 24 November 2012 - 04:31 PM

A present each-they are individuals. not a unit.

#9 Dionysus

Posted 24 November 2012 - 04:31 PM

two birthday kids = 2 birthday presents

#10 Chocolate Addict

Posted 24 November 2012 - 04:35 PM

We always give separate presents.

#11 casime

Posted 24 November 2012 - 04:43 PM


#12 MGB

Posted 24 November 2012 - 04:45 PM

Present each.

#13 jules095

Posted 24 November 2012 - 04:49 PM

Are your kids invited to one of the twins party, or both of the twins party?

If the invite says 'John & Jane are invited to Anne's Party', then it's one present.

If the invite says 'John & Jane are invited to Anne & Tom's Party', then it's two presents.

Well that's what I would expect as a twin mum.

#14 50ftqueenie

Posted 24 November 2012 - 04:50 PM

A present each.

I'm not a twin but my sisters birthday is two days after mine. We had a joint party once or twice but never joint presents (unless a big item from our parents, and only if we were happy to do so)

#15 wombatgirl

Posted 24 November 2012 - 04:50 PM

Present each unless the parents specify something bigger they would like together.

#16 unicorn

Posted 24 November 2012 - 04:51 PM

There are two people celebrating their birthday so I would take a gift for each of them.

#17 twinmumplus1

Posted 24 November 2012 - 04:52 PM

My two are happy to get a combined present.  However, they are definately in the minority from my experience.

For school friends, unless you know them well - a present per child original.gif

#18 wilding

Posted 24 November 2012 - 04:54 PM

Present each.

#19 purpleblackqueen

Posted 24 November 2012 - 05:02 PM

QUOTE (jules095 @ 24/11/2012, 05:49 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Are your kids invited to one of the twins party, or both of the twins party?

If the invite says 'John & Jane are invited to Anne's Party', then it's one present.

If the invite says 'John & Jane are invited to Anne & Tom's Party', then it's two presents.

Well that's what I would expect as a twin mum.

Jack is invited to L's and E's Party

#20 jules095

Posted 24 November 2012 - 05:05 PM

QUOTE (purpleblackqueen @ 24/11/2012, 06:02 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Jack is invited to L's and E's Party
Then it's 2 presents or one big one they can share.

#21 kaboo

Posted 24 November 2012 - 05:06 PM

One each, unless it's when you are actually invited to one kid's party eg my DS was invited to a party for X - it wasn't until I got there that I realised that X was a twin, but is in another class from his brother so each twin got to invite his own friends.

Edited by kaboo, 24 November 2012 - 05:06 PM.

#22 Mrs Bouquet

Posted 24 November 2012 - 05:09 PM

I'm a twin mum and it honestly doesn't bother me or my boys either way.

#23 tickly_rain

Posted 24 November 2012 - 05:13 PM

One for each child.

#24 rainycat

Posted 24 November 2012 - 05:18 PM

I'm a twin mum and a small present each would be great.

#25 mumto3princesses

Posted 24 November 2012 - 08:09 PM

Twin mum here too. Actually its my girls birthday party tomorrow. original.gif

A small present and card each is best. A share present can cause fights or worse. One of my DD's was really upset when one of her friends turned up to their first proper party with friends and walked right past her and said happy birthday to her twin sister and gave her a huge present.

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