Christmas is over and what a Christmas it was!! Glitz and glitter everywhere. Every house and every tree shimmering in beautiful colorful lights. Holiday songs playing on radio and television. Everybody shopping for gifts and every store outdoing itself in throwing holiday deals.
Christmas was in the air. Everywhere. 🙂
Except, on social networking platforms, where war of word is going on about the showing off of Christmas Gifts.
Big Question is – If we should post the picture of Gifts that we have given to our kids for Christmas?
Some argue, that this is a way of showing off of how much you can afford? How much you can spend on your gifts? How expensive your gifts are and how many of them you have bought?
Would it be called bragging, if you are posting a picture of your Kid with 10 gifts under Christmas tree for him?
Every parent wants to give their child the very best of the world, but not every parent can afford a new Tablet/Phone, or a brand new Video Game. Does that mean, that they love their kids any less? Or, should their kids feel less blessed this Christmas?
But, there is also another viewpoint. The perspective that it is a festive season, and holidays are for pampering your kids and loved ones with toys and gifts of expensive nature. If not now then when? You would love to have your kid to have that brand new video game this Christmas, if this is what he was longing for. So what’s wrong with that? If you want to post a picture of your elated kid with his Gifts, then what is wrong with kid? Everyone wants to see a Happy Child.
As they say, to each his own. In this case too, it depends on what are you trying to convey to the world and to your kid too. Ultimately, Christmas is the festival celebrating birth of Jesus, who has given everything for the less fortunate ones.
It is a festival of giving. Let us teach our kids importance of giving, along with rejoicing the joys of receiving.
On that note Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year !!!
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