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Mom Bans Christmas And Birthday Gifts For Son Forever Because They’re Waste Of Money

Is it really necessary to get him nothing at all?

Every mom and dad have their own parenting style, and we have no right to judge which is right or wrong. However, one mom seemed to have taken things to a whole new level, and decided to ban Christmas and birthday gifts for her toddler son forever.

Lisa Norman, a stay-at-home mom from Leyland, Lancashire, has pledged to never buy presents for her child. Instead of showering the boy with toys, she wants to keep the money aside to help him put a deposit down for his first house later in life.

Lisa said:

“You see these photos showing the huge amount of gifts people are buying their kids in the run-up to Christmas. There’s huge pressure on parents to buy children lots of presents, especially with social media.

It is ridiculous. Christmas can put a lot of pressure on parents, and we don’t want to get into debt or spoil him with stuff he doesn’t need, so we just get him nothing.”

Neil was born ten weeks premature in November 2016 and Lisa was warned he might not survive. However, he is now a happy and healthy two-year-old boy.

Lisa said that the relief of him surviving could have led to them spoiling him, but they decided to take it to the other extreme. She said that they don’t want their little boy to think that he’s entitled to everything.

Although they love their son so much, the firm mom reiterated that Neil will never be a spoiled child ever. They don’t want to give in to him when he wants something.

Lisa is aware that there will come a time that Neil would realize that his parents don’t buy him presents, but she’s not worried about it. She believed in what she does as a parent, and she doesn’t care about what everyone else thinks.

Lisa noted that other parents should take a leaf out of her book because she finds the amount of gifts some buy their children disgusting.

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Eight-Year-Old Students To Be Told ‘Boys Can Have Periods Too’

What do you think about the new school guidelines?

Things are about to get just a little confusing in biology classrooms around the UK. Schools in Brighton are now teaching students as young as eight that people “of all genders” can have periods. The educational institution is also expected install sanitary waste disposal units in every toilet room.

Teachers have been issued guidelines in which they are told that they should avoid offending girls who identify themselves as boys. The teacher guidance states that trans boys and men and non-binary people may have periods, and it guides teachers to teach their students that language about menstruation must be inclusive for everyone.

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Sonic the Hedgehog’s New Look in First Official Live Action Poster is an Abomination

The 21st-century live action look of Sonic the Hedgehog is a far cry from the popular video game character of the 90s, that’s for sure.

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A feature-length live action "Sonic the Hedgehog" will hit the theaters in November 2019 and Paramount Pictures offered an early teaser showing Sonic's new big-screen look for the first time. The first release, however, led to a full-blown drama after the fans reacted in unexpected ways.

Sonic is best known as the mascot of Sega in the 90s. While he has not seen new releases in the past decade, multiple cartoon spin-off and games were created nearly every year.This year, a live action movie is in its post-production works and the release of the first posters resulted in a rather interesting reaction, ranging from shock to horror.

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Nurse Offers Interesting Solution For Parents Who Don’t Want To Vaccinate Their Kids

“Yes, we tell you to get vaccinated to protect yourself, but it’s so much bigger than that.”

Vaccination continues to be a major issue for parents and medical professionals. Some people still refuse to vaccinate their children due to myths about vaccines. To prove a point, one nurse decided to offer a solution for those who are wary of vaccination. Her post has since gone viral for interesting reasons.

Meggy Doodle is a nurse in Monterey, California. Frustrated with people insisting that vaccination is just a scam, Doodle decided to give skeptics another option. She wrote that anyone who doesn't trust doctors to vaccinate their children should consider not going to the hospital for other medical reasons.

This nurse isn't impressed with your argument for refusing vaccination.

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