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The Gift of Experiences

My DH & I don't traditionally give big gifts to our kids (ages 6 and under) for birthdays and Christmas, but we love to give the gift of family experiences. Our eldest son has loved the music of Trans-Siberian Orchestra for 2+ years. He watched the concert on DVD once, and memorized all the scenes. Whenever he hears the music, he'll say, "Mom, this is when they do such-n-such in the Trans-Siberian movie". During the holidays, he loves to play the Trans-Siberian CDs at home and in the car.

This year, we suprised him with tickets to see them in concert. Sunday night, my DH & I had so much fun with him at the concert. He was mesmorized by the lights, the music, the performers and everything he saw. We know this is a memory he (and we!) will never forget.

We look forward to special date nights with individual kids in the future!

Comments

That sounds really lovely! And it's a wonderful idea - I wonder what my son will enjoy next year?!
Shannon said…
Hi girl

I would love to borrow the DVD and watch it. I've always wanted to go.

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