We all know that Santa’s a popular man!
So our job as a parent’s to help where we can.
There’s only so much he can fit in that sack.
“But don’t worry Santa, we’ve all got your back!”
We know that he’ll manage a present or two,
But we’re always quite happy to buy a few too…
So for hours and hours we trawl through the shops.
Dishing out raisins to quiet the tots.
Our toddlers runs frantically straight to the elves…
Skittling snowmen from each of their shelves.
We wrestle the pushchair and force a fake laugh.
While numpties decide to stop right in our path!
We laugh as we casually fritter our wages.
(Spent in a flash but the earning took ages!?)
And if buying the presents was not hard enough?
Wrapping the buggers is certainly tough!
We wrestle with paper and ribbon and string,
To find that a “boddler” has kindly crawled in.
Who sits there quite happily there in the wrap,
While we secretly plot out a sellotape trap….
….Which we figure just might be a tad frowned upon?
So we patiently wait for our tots to move on.
With our mission complete we sit back and reflect.
Our bounty of gifts so thought out and perfect.
And Santa must notice and nod with a smirk.
(This present malarkey is flipping hard work!)
But then after all of the shopping and wrappage.
Our tots rip it open….
…. and play with the package.
So the moral of this if we’re buying for tots.
Is to save all the stress and just buy them a box!!
Happy Christmas shopping to you all.
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