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9 Gifts Your Childless Friends Don't Realize You Don't Need

Although likely well-intended, these gifts make for more trouble than you'd like. A fellow parent knows the truly dark reality of jigsaw puzzles.

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1. Loud Instruments And Other Things That Make Noise / Via

They think: Let there be music!

But really... "Hot Cross Buns" is a powerful number, although it probably won't warp Jr. into this century's Mozart.

4. Apparel Supporting THEIR Team / Via

They think: Woo! Go *the mascot of the school only I went to*!

But really... Did I ever actually make it past the tail-gating at my school? My daughter can wait to practice her beer pong wrist flick, seriously.

6. 9999999-Piece Puzzles / Via

They think: To build problem-solving skills!

But really... It's almost like magnets hide in between couch cushions, under the fridge, etc. attracting stray pieces. Ugh!

7. Aggressively Gender-Specific Clothing / Via

They think: She's as precious as a princess!

But really... She totally is, which is why we should let her know early on her color-pairing possibilities extent far beyond pink.

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