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No- absolutely not. If the parents want to do that, it's their prerogative. To expect everyone else to do it is rude. Do they expect to get presents at other people's birthday parties they attend? That's not how life works and their doing the kids no favours.
So she expects you to buy 5 presents each time one of her kids has a birthday. Wow, that would end up being ridiculously expensive. I think it is rude to expect presents from others for your kids birthday (and even ruder to expect presents for your non birthday children). I would just say I couldn't afford to buy 5 presents.
No, it is not okay to ask that of you, nor is it okay for a parent to do it.
A child's birthday is their special day, it is completely unfair to take that away from the birthday child.
That sounds ridiculous! I wouldn't humor them and if they bring it up then tell them you thought they were joking
I give one tiny present to siblings on my kids birthdays. I will do this until age 5 or 6. I don't ask anyone else to.
WTF. This is ridiculous. What next a separate cake for each of the siblings? A mummy made award for siblings when one gets one at school? Handing out ribbons to siblings when one wins a race?
I give my son a present when its his brothers birthday and vice versa but I would never expect, or in fact want, anyone else too.
We do it to curb jealously in very young kids. My parents did the same for myself and my siblings too.
nope. MIL did when we had our baby son was 2 at the time, I'm of the opinion that kids need to learn to wait fir their birthday but the birthday kid also has to learn to show