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To buy my god daughter a present.

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ThisUsernameIsAvailable Mon 05-Sep-16 20:53:19

She (3) starts nursery this week.
I've got her a card and a gift bag with a few bits and pieces, bubbles,pencils,colours,pad, that kind of thing.

DH asked me what the present was for then said its weird and you don't buy presents for that, I wanted to make a little fuss of her being a big girls and starting nursery for the first time

Who's unreasonable?

Haggisfish Mon 05-Sep-16 20:54:04


ConvincingLiar Mon 05-Sep-16 20:54:42

If her parents don't mind I think you can buy her a present for no reason at all. Yanbu

Lilaclily Mon 05-Sep-16 20:55:36


Who pissed on his chips grin

RunningLulu Mon 05-Sep-16 20:55:58

I got my dn a starting school present too. I don't think it's weird.

curlycat Mon 05-Sep-16 20:56:24

I have done that for my nephew starting nursery and promary school. Its a big milestone in their life and its nice for it to be recognised

harderandharder2breathe Mon 05-Sep-16 21:05:57

Unless you're going to drip feed that you bought her a pony or have skipped paying rent to pay for her present, yanbu

It's nice to buy presents for people

Skittlesss Mon 05-Sep-16 21:12:25

Aww I think that's lovely smile

Pardonwhat Mon 05-Sep-16 21:13:27

I think it's lovely and will help make starting nursery the exciting and wonderful experience that it should be! You sound lovely smile

nilbyname Mon 05-Sep-16 21:15:23

Not weird.

I got my God son some big boy pants when he started potty training. I like giving gifts, it's my love language.

Kit2015 Mon 05-Sep-16 21:49:36

Oh I think that's lovely. Good idea OP.

MUjunkie Mon 05-Sep-16 23:05:26

It's my nephews first day full time tomorrow and I'm going to pick him up from school on Wednesday and I've got him a present smile

ThisUsernameIsAvailable Tue 06-Sep-16 00:54:03

Thank you!
I like giving presents. I don't know how to tell him I have a bag of stationary for his Niece because she got the GCSEs she needs to go to college grin

judybloomno5 Tue 06-Sep-16 01:29:49

What a lovely godmother!!!!

Buy her a present because itsTuesday if you want to, you don't need a reason!

Quietlygoingmad67 Tue 06-Sep-16 01:47:09

I think it's lovely to buy your god daughter a gift. My little god daughter starts school tomorrow (today!) and I brought her book bag and PE bag and a little bag of goodies to have when she gets home from her first day. My elder god daughter is 19 and I brought her shoes for her prom - it's nice to buy presents and I love giving presents to people when they least expect it

Blondieblondie Tue 06-Sep-16 02:01:14

Not strange at all. I bought my niece a card and a watch for starting school. She can't tell the time, but it will help her learn and I wanted to do something to mark her big day.

madeupusernames Tue 06-Sep-16 16:02:01

What a lovely lovely gesture! I would love it if my dd's had other significant adults that wanted to spoil and indulge them other than us parents!!

HereIAm20 Tue 06-Sep-16 17:36:22

I echo the others. It's a lovely though and will reinforce her parents' decision that they made the right choice for godmother unlike many

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