Friends: Toddler, Melissa & Doug

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Toy Ideas for Almost 2 Year Old Son

Hey Moms, Patrick is 21 months and he is an incredibly active little boy. He loves seeing how things work - working with zippers, snaps, opening and closing doors, overall doing things with his hands. Can you recommend some toys/manipulatives that he might enjoy. He has some Melissa and Doug toys and some others, but I'm sure that you have some great suggestions. Also, what do you recommend for the car? Thanks, P.

Birthday Parties

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Birthday Party Etiquette

Hi - So I have a two part question. My son turned 3 a few months ago and since then he has been invited to 3 birthday parties for kids that he goes to daycare with. I don't know these kids well or their parents other than a friendly 'hi, how are you' when dropping off or picking up. My first question is, what is an appropriate amount to spend on a gift for kid's party? I'm asking because this past weekend I went to the store to pick up a gift and I saw another daycare mom there and we both picking our cards for this kid having the party...