To put my name first on present labels?
mumwithatum · 24/12/2019 07:31
I buy and wrap all of the gifts for both hub's and my family. I have a large family, his is quite small. When I write labels for my family I start with from me, then him then 3 kids in age order. When it's for his family I write him, me then three kids in age order as an easy way to differentiate between Dad and and Mum presents for his parents and because it's his family.
Yesterday I wrote his dads label and because I was so used to following his name with my kids I ended up writing my name at the end. I laughed and mentioned this to hubs who told me that really his name should always be first as that is the tradition... eg Mr and Mrs.
I told him that it wasn't happening, that it was outdated and that he wasn't more important than me, and that as I did all the work I got the first credit. (This was all said in jest between us).
I then wrote the labels on the kids present from us and realised that I always put mum then dad.
Although I prob won't change my labelling method as it works, it did make me wonder how others might perceive it. So, what do you guys think? AIBU? And what do you guys do?
Mileymileymoomoo · 24/12/2019 07:39
On present labels and card, I do myself then DH then kids in age order for my side of the family and for DHs side I do DH, me then kids in age order.
For stuff to DSD, DH always goes first. For our DD I always go first
If DH told me his name HAD to go first, I would think he was a bit weird.
Breastfeedingworries · 24/12/2019 07:42
If you’re buying and wrapping all the Christmas presents you put your name 🤷🏼♀️
If he’s starts going out, finding a parking space, walking into shops selecting gifts, carrying them to the car, driving home, unpacking then wrapping and writing the labels he can put his name.
MyEnormousTurnip · 24/12/2019 07:46
Dh writes tags for his family so probably puts his name first. I’ve no idea though. If I’m doing it then my name is first.
However I’d never write a gift tag or card for MIL and write “to mum”. That would feel weird. But he does his own so not an issue.
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