How to give "Experiences" that matter to long-distance family and friends

How to give "Experiences" that matter to long-distance family and friends

(This is Part 2 of my series on experiences-based holiday gift-giving. Part 1 can be read here.)

 

I was preparing to hit “publish” on "Why and How to choose Experiences over stuff this holiday season", when my husband read through it (as per my request) and voiced a stunning caveat to my argument.

“What about people that give others a physical gift in order to give them an experience? Especially for loved ones who live far apart from each other. Sending a gift creates a shared experience because they cared enough to select and send something they thought the receiver would enjoy.”

How we do Unstructured play time in summer. Your budget will thank you!

How we do Unstructured play time in summer. Your budget will thank you!

Unstructured playtime...

What does that even mean?

It means that I’m not in charge of entertaining my children.

That’s not harsh or heartless. And I’m not a lazy mom either. I’m just recognizing my long-term goal for raising kids.

I’m NOT raising kids. I’m raising adults.