Why Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher don’t give their kids Christmas gifts
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By Practical Parenting team
December 12 2018
While they could easily give their children everything their heart’s desired, actors Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher have put a ban on giving presents at Christmas.
In an interview with Entertainment Tonight, Kunis revealed that they made the decision because their children’s grandparents love to spoil Wyatt, four and Dimitri, two – but it was getting to be too much.
“So far, our tradition is no presents for the kids,” she says. “We're instituting it this year because when the kids are [younger than] one, it doesn't really matter.
“The kid no longer appreciates the one gift. They don't even know what they're expecting; they're just expecting stuff.”
“We've told our parents, 'We're begging you: If you have to give something, pick one gift,'" Kunis said. “Otherwise, we'd like to take a charitable donation, to the Children's Hospital or a pet... Whatever you want.' That's our new tradition."
The Bad Moms star added that what really matters to her at Christmas is spending quality time with her family.
“As far as tradition goes, my family's big on any excuse to get the family together and get drunk. Whether it's Easter, which we've now all accepted into our Jewish household, or Christmas, it doesn't matter.
It's all family time, but having kids, we're building up our own little versions of tradition.”